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  • Place of origin:

    Liverpool (made)

  • Date:

    1758-1761 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sadler and Green (printer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware with transfer-printed decoration

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 4, shelf 8, box TRAY4

Physical description

Tin-glazed earthenware tile, transfer-printed in black with a gallant and lady playing battledore and shuttlecock in a garden, while another lady with a dog on her lap looks on. Border of rococo scrolls.

Place of Origin

Liverpool (made)


1758-1761 (made)


Sadler and Green (printer)

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware with transfer-printed decoration


Width: 12.7 cm, Length: 12.7 cm, Thickness: 0.8 cm

Object history note

Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber, 1885. Purchased by her from Taylor, Northampton, 1871.

Descriptive line

Delftware. Tile, tin-glazed earthenware with transfer-printed decoration, printed by Sadler and Green, Liverpool, 1758-1761.

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
Lady Schreiber, No: 842.4.
Ray, 1973, No: B4-9.
Ray Tiles, No: 636.
Lane, Pl: 39.H.


Earthenware; Tin glaze


Transfer-printed; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Garden; Figures


Delftware; Ceramics; Earthenware; Tiles


Ceramics Collection

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