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Platter

Platter

  • Place of origin:

    Heimberg (probably, made)

  • Date:

    late 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Glazed red earthenware with incised decoration, moulded, painted in colours and slips

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Frank Green, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.668-1917

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 50, shelf 6

Physical description

Platter of glazed red earthenware with incised decoration painted in colours. Painted with stripes. Flat with a slightly raised edge and low moulded foot-ring. Decorated with flowers and foliage incised through a white slip. Border of chevron pattern. Underside is glazed in brown.

Place of Origin

Heimberg (probably, made)

Date

late 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Glazed red earthenware with incised decoration, moulded, painted in colours and slips

Dimensions

Diameter: 28.3 cm

Object history note

Acquired as 'probably Italian, Florentine, late 19th century'.

Historical context note

Note in Register: Probably Swiss, late 19th or early 20th century (E.A. Lane 15/1/55).

Descriptive line

Platter of red earthenware covered with a white slip and decorated with coloured slips and painted. Swiss, probably Heimberg, late 19th century.

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Incised; Moulded

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Foliage

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware; Slipware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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