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  • Place of origin:

    Lambeth High Street (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1770-1785 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware, painted in colours

  • Credit Line:

    Mellor Bequest

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 3, shelf 7

Physical description

A flower spray within a well with geometric and foliate decoration and a border with further flower sprays in blue, green, yellow and red. The rim is in red.
Body colour: Buff.
Glaze: Greyish white, pooling at the rim on the back.
Shape: Shape M with more upturned flange. (Alphabetic shape codes as used in appendix to Archer. Delftware. 1997)

Place of Origin

Lambeth High Street (made)


ca. 1770-1785 (made)


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

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware, painted in colours


Diameter: 23.1 cm

Object history note

Mellor Bequest, 1947.

Descriptive line

Plate decorated with flowers and geometric patterns.

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

Production Note

London (Lambeth High Street, Abigail Griffith before and during her partnership with Thomas Morgan


Tin glaze; Earthenware


Glazed; Painted

Subjects depicted

Geometric patterns; Foliation (pattern); Flower


Delftware; Ceramics


Ceramics Collection

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