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Plate

Plate

  • Place of origin:

    Lane Delph (probably, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1810 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    G.M. & C.J. Mason (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware transfer-printed with underglaze blue

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:1197/A-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 31, shelf 4

Physical description

Plate of earthenware transfer-printed with underglaze blue, and with a slightly wavy edge. Printed in blue with an octagonal panel in the middle containing an Italian landscape with a ruined tower, a road with a figure on horseback, a river and distant mountains. Border of broken columns and tablets and one has the words 'Bentley Wharfe Bourne Sept'.

Place of Origin

Lane Delph (probably, made)

Date

ca. 1810 (made)

Artist/maker

G.M. & C.J. Mason (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware transfer-printed with underglaze blue

Marks and inscriptions

'Bentley Wharfe Bourne Sept'
On one of the ruined pieces of architecture

'MASON'S CAMBRIAN ARGIL / 21'
Impressed

Dimensions

Diameter: 24.8 cm

Object history note

Clay brought from Wales. One of two plates with 414:1197-1885 (Sch. II 440).
This Mason plate is decorated with a Classical Landscape Pattern

Descriptive line

Plate of earthenware transfer-printed with underglaze blue, and with a slightly wavy edge, probably made by George Miles and Charles James Mason of Lane Delph, Fenton, ca. 1810.

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

"Blue-Printed Earthenware 1800-1850" AW Coysh 1972, pp.46/47, No. 55

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Transfer-printed

Subjects depicted

Equestrian; River; Landscape; Ruins

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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