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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Etruria (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1810-1815 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware transfer-printed in underglaze blue

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.255-1974

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 31, shelf 3

Physical description

Meat dish of earthenware transfer-printed in underglaze blue with a fenced-in garden with peonies and bamboo within a Chinese landscape. The border has grapes and vine leaves, squirrels and birds, Chinese writing scrolls and flowering thorn motifs.

Place of Origin

Etruria (made)

Date

ca. 1810-1815 (made)

Artist/maker

Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware transfer-printed in underglaze blue

Marks and inscriptions

'WEDGWOOD 11'
Impressed

Dimensions

Length: 51.5 cm, Width: 39.5 cm

Descriptive line

Meat dish of earthenware transfer-printed in underglaze blue, Josiah Wedgwood and Sons, Etruria, ca. 1810-1815

Labels and date

Blue and White: British Printed Ceramics
V&A, 31 Jan 2015 - 3 Jan 2016

8 Meat dish, ‘Blue Palisade’ pattern
Staffordshire, Etruria, about 1810–15
Made by Wedgwood’s factory
Lead-glazed earthenware

Museum no. Circ.255-1974 [31/01/2015-03/01/2016]

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Transfer-printed; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Landscape; Birds; Grapes; Bamboo; Squirrel; Thorn; Peonies; Scrolls; Leaves

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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