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Wall pocket

  • Place of origin:

    Staffordshire (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1790 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware, moulded and pierced

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 8, shelf 2

Physical description

Flower wall pocket of cream coloured earthenware, and moulded with a boy holding a brazier of fire, emblematic of Winter. Below him are flowers and a quiver. With a foliate border, flat back, and pierced for suspension. The top is covered and pierced with six holes.

Place of Origin

Staffordshire (made)


ca. 1790 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Earthenware, moulded and pierced


Length: 25.4 cm, Width: 13.3 cm

Object history note

Companion to Autumn Sch. II 334.

Descriptive line

Flower wall pocket of earthenware, moulded with a boy holding a brazier of fire, emblematic of Winter, Staffordshire, ca. 1790.

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

Lewis, John & Griselda. Pratt Ware. Suffolk : Antique Collectors Club, 1984, 113 p.




Moulded; Pierced

Subjects depicted

Boy; Brazier; Foliage; Quiver; Winter; Flowers


Ceramics; Earthenware


Ceramics Collection

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