Plate

ca. 1778-1787 (made)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Plate of earthenware transfer-printed in black, and with a wavy edge. In the middle is a mariner's compass, marked with all the points. Above it is a scroll inscribed 'Come Box the Compass'. On the rim are detached sprays of flowers.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Earthenware transfer-printed in black
Brief Description
Plate of earthenware transfer-printed in black, and with a wavy edge, Neale & Co., Hanley, ca. 1778-1787.
Physical Description
Plate of earthenware transfer-printed in black, and with a wavy edge. In the middle is a mariner's compass, marked with all the points. Above it is a scroll inscribed 'Come Box the Compass'. On the rim are detached sprays of flowers.
Dimensions
  • Diameter: 24.8cm
Marks and Inscriptions
  • 'Come Box the Compass' (Inscribed on the scroll)
  • 'NEALE & Co.' (Impressed)
  • Circular tool mark
Credit line
Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber
Subjects depicted
Other Number
Sch. II 359 - Schreiber number
Collection
Accession Number
414:1192-1885

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record createdApril 29, 2009
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