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Plate

Plate

  • Place of origin:

    Lane End (made)

  • Date:

    second half of 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Turner, John (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stoneware painted in colours

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    2515-1901

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Plate of cream-coloured stoneware, painted in colours with a satirical representation of a lady confessing to a priest, inscribed in Dutch 'DEN BIEGT' (Confession). The lady is shown kneeling by the confessional with the Devil behind, holding her by a chain round the neck. The rim has a wavy edge and is painted with floral ornament.

Place of Origin

Lane End (made)

Date

second half of 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Turner, John (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Stoneware painted in colours

Marks and inscriptions

'TURNER' and '1'
Impressed

'DEN BIEGT'
Confession
Inscribed in Dutch

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.1 cm

Descriptive line

Plate, cream-coloured stoneware painted in colours, made by John Turner, Lane End, Staffordshire, second half of 18th century

Materials

Stoneware

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Devil; Ladies; Priests; Floral patterns

Categories

Ceramics; Stoneware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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