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Flower brick and cover

Flower brick and cover

  • Place of origin:

    Nova Scotia (made)

  • Date:

    1988 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Ostrom, Walter (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed red earthenware, thrown, pierced, painted

  • Credit Line:

    Given by mr Paul Greenhalgh

  • Museum number:

    C.106:1, 2-1995

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 46, shelf 1 []

Physical description

Flower brick and cover of tin-glazed red earthenware, painted with a Chinese Cizhou vase, baskets and foliage in colours.

Place of Origin

Nova Scotia (made)


1988 (made)


Ostrom, Walter (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed red earthenware, thrown, pierced, painted

Marks and inscriptions

Scratched in-glaze on side of base


Height: 23.6 cm, Length: 29.4 cm, Width: 18.1 cm

Descriptive line

Flower brick and cover, tin-glazed red earthenware, made by Walter Ostrom, Indian Harbour, Nova Scotia, Canada, 1988.

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

Carnegy, Daphne Tin-glazed earthenware, 1993, Illus.
Walter Ostrom: the advocacy of pottery, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, May, 1996.


Earthenware; Tin glaze


Thrown; Pierced; Glazed; Painted

Subjects depicted

Baskets; Vases; Foliage


Ceramics; Earthenware


Ceramics Collection

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