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  • Place of origin:

    Lambeth High Street (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1765-1775 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Griffith, Abigail (producer)
    Lambeth High Street pottery (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware, painted

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Arthur Hurst

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case E, shelf 2

Physical description

Punch bowl of tin-glazed earthenware, painted. The interior has a flower spray and geometric border in blue. The exterior has flowers, leaves, a kingfisher-like bird and a flying insect in yellow, red, green and blue. Sgraffito decoration on some of the leaves. The rim is in dull yellow. Body colour: Buff. Glaze: Greenish white with noticeably turquoise areas, inclined to pool and finely crazed. Thin, small peg-mark on the rim.

Place of Origin

Lambeth High Street (made)


ca. 1765-1775 (made)


Griffith, Abigail (producer)
Lambeth High Street pottery (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware, painted


Height: 11.6 cm, Diameter: 30.5 cm

Object history note

W.F. Greenwood and Sons Ltd., York and Harrogate. Arthur Hurst Bequest, 1940.

Descriptive line

Punch bowl of tin-glazed earthenware, made by A. Griffith, Lambeth High Street pottery, London, ca. 1765-1775

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


Tin glaze; Earthenware


Glazed; Painted

Subjects depicted

Geometric pattern; Bird; Leaf; Insect; Flower


Delftware; Ceramics; Drinking; Earthenware


Ceramics Collection

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