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Plate
  • Plate
    Lessore, Emile Aubert, born 1805 - died 1876
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Plate

  • Place of origin:

    Etruria (made)

  • Date:

    1866 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lessore, Emile Aubert, born 1805 - died 1876 (painter of porcelain)
    Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware, painted in colours

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    2818-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 36, shelf 6

Physical description

Plate of earthenware, painted in red, blue, green and yellow with Aesop's fable of the ox and the frog; signed 'E. LESSORE F XXVII.' Shaped rim with orange-coloured edge.

Place of Origin

Etruria (made)

Date

1866 (made)

Artist/maker

Lessore, Emile Aubert, born 1805 - died 1876 (painter of porcelain)
Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware, painted in colours

Marks and inscriptions

'WEDGWOOD' and 'F N U'
Impressed

'E. LESSORE F XXVII.'
Signed

Dimensions

Diameter: 24.1 cm

Descriptive line

Plate of earthenware, painted in colours by Emile Aubert Lessore, made by Josiah Wedgwood and Sons Ltd., Etruria, Staffordshire, 1866

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Fables

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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