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Tile

Tile

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    late 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Crane, Walter R.W.S., born 1845 - died 1915 (designer)
    Maw & Co. (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lead-glazed earthenware transfer-printed

  • Museum number:

    C.67-1980

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 34, shelf 8, box 4

Physical description

Tile of lead-glazed earthenware transfer-printed with a classical figure of Zephyria, a girl within a circle. Her name is written across the tile. She holds a globe in one hand and a fan in the other. Her garments flutter in the breeze. In each corner is a winged head of a child blowing hard.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

late 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Crane, Walter R.W.S., born 1845 - died 1915 (designer)
Maw & Co. (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Lead-glazed earthenware transfer-printed

Marks and inscriptions

'Maw'
Moulded in relief on the back in the centre

'floreat Salopia'
Moulded in relief on the back in the centre

'Maw & Co'

'ZEPH / YRIA'
Across the tile

Dimensions

Length: 15.3 cm, Width: 15.3 cm

Descriptive line

Tile of lead-glazed earthenware transfer-printed with a classical figure of Zephyria, designed by Walter Crane, manufactured by Maw & Co., England, late 19th century

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

Iwao, Nagasaki. Katagami Style. Tokyo: Nikkei Inc, 2012.

Materials

Lead glaze; Earthenware

Techniques

Transfer-printed

Subjects depicted

Woman

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware; Tiles

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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