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Plate

Plate

  • Place of origin:

    Stoke-on-Trent (made)

  • Date:

    early 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Spode Ceramic Works (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stoneware transfer-printed in blue with a gilt edge

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Miss E.A. Evans

  • Museum number:

    474-1902

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 31, shelf 6

Physical description

Plate of stoneware transfer-printed in blue with a gilt edge. Lobed rim. Decorated with flowering plants, a bird and a grasshopper in the Chinese style within two borders.

Place of Origin

Stoke-on-Trent (made)

Date

early 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Spode Ceramic Works (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Stoneware transfer-printed in blue with a gilt edge

Marks and inscriptions

A cartouch enclosing simulated Chinese characters and 'SPODE / Stone China'
Printed in blue

Dimensions

Diameter: 15.6 cm

Descriptive line

Plate of stoneware transfer-printed in blue with a gilt edge, 'Grasshopper' pattern, Spode Ceramic Works, Stoke-on-Trent, early 19th century

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

Copeland, R. 'Spode's Willow Pattern & Other Designs After the Chinese', 1980, p.142-3.
Drakard and Holdway, 'Spode Transfer Printed Wares 1784-1833', 2002, p. 206.

Production Note

'Grasshopper' pattern, P621-1.

Materials

Stoneware

Techniques

Transfer-printed; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Plants; Grasshopper; Borders; Bird

Categories

Ceramics; Stoneware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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