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Shell plate

Shell plate

  • Place of origin:

    Etruria (made)

  • Date:

    late 18 century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lead-glazed earthenware, moulded, painted in pink

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    2317-1901

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Fruit dish of white earthenware (pearl ware), made in imitation of a scallop shell, painted in pink.

Place of Origin

Etruria (made)

Date

late 18 century (made)

Artist/maker

Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Lead-glazed earthenware, moulded, painted in pink

Marks and inscriptions

'WEDGWOOD'
Impressed

'V'
Impressed

Dimensions

Width: 20.6 cm

Descriptive line

Shell plate of lead-glazed earthenware (pearl ware), moulded, painted in pink, Josiah Wedgwood and Sons Ltd., England (Etruria), late 18 century

Materials

Earthenware; Lead glaze

Techniques

Moulded; Painted

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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