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Tureen stand

Tureen stand

  • Place of origin:

    Liverpool (probably, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1745-1765 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware, painted

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Stuart G. Davis

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

In the centre a bowl filled with flowers and clockwise on the border starting at the top; a pair of clappers with ribbons; a scroll painting with ribbons; rhinoceros-horn cups with ribbons; a brush, a cake of ink and a sceptre with ribbons. Some of these form part of the 'Eight Taoist Emblems' and 'Eight Precious Things'. The back has two herbal sprigs on the flange. All the decoration is in blue.
Body colour: Buff.
Glaze: Bluish. Three peg-marks at the rim.
Shape: Shape M. Press-moulded. (Alphabetic shape codes as used in appendix to Archer. Delftware. 1997)

Place of Origin

Liverpool (probably, made)


ca. 1745-1765 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware, painted


Length: 33.5 cm, Width: 24 cm

Descriptive line

A bowl of flowers and oriental emblems

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Archer, Michael. Delftware: the tin-glazed earthenware of the British Isles. A catalogue of the collection in the Victoria and Albert Museum. London: HMSO, in association with the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1997. ISBN 0 11 290499 8



Subjects depicted

Brushes; Flower; Sceptre; Ribbon; Cups; Ink


Delftware; Ceramics


Ceramics Collection

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