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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Staffordshire (made)

  • Date:

    18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware, moulded, with a manganese brown glaze

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    2067-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 1, shelf 1

Physical description

Dish of red earthenware moulded in the form of a fish and covered with a manganese brown glaze. The inside is moulded, the outside plain. Small oval foot. At the tail end is a loop handle.

Place of Origin

Staffordshire (made)

Date

18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware, moulded, with a manganese brown glaze

Dimensions

Height: 7.0 cm taken from Register, Length: 35.2 cm taken from Register, Width: 17.5 cm taken from Register

Object history note

Originally thought to be 17th century.

Descriptive line

Moulded fish dish of earthenware covered with a brown glaze. English, Staffordshire, 18th century

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Moulded; Glazed

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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