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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Etruria (made)
    Liverpool (printed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1780 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware transfer-printed in black and moulded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:1131-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 7, shelf 8

Physical description

Dish of earthenware transfer-printed in black, and circular in shape with a wavy moulded rim and divided into six lobes. In the middle, within a medallion bordered by scrolls, is a rustic scene with a group of houses and trees to the right, a girl driving two cows over a bridge in the foreground and a church to the left. Round the rim are festoons of oak-leaves and acorns.

Place of Origin

Etruria (made)
Liverpool (printed)

Date

ca. 1780 (made)

Artist/maker

Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware transfer-printed in black and moulded

Marks and inscriptions

'WEDGWOOD', a tool mark and '6'
Impressed

Dimensions

Diameter: 35.6 cm

Descriptive line

Dish of earthenware transfer-printed in black, made by Josiah Wedgwood and Sons Ltd., Etruria, printed at Liverpool, ca. 1780.

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

Wills, Geoffrey. Wedgwood. Feltham : Country Life Books, 1980. pl.13.

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Transfer printed; Moulded

Subjects depicted

Trees; Acorns; Girl; Houses; Oak; Festoon; Church; Bridge; Cows

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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