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Tile

Tile

  • Place of origin:

    Liverpool (made)

  • Date:

    1777-1780 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Green, Guy, born 1729 - died 1803 (printer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware

  • Museum number:

    27M-1874

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

27 & 27A-1874, two panels, the larger one is composed of thirty square glazed earthenware tiles with portraits of English actors and actresses in black transfer printing, and ten border tiles, and the smaller one of twelve portrait tiles (duplicates of the former) and six border tiles. Executed by Sadler and Green of Liverpool. English. Second half of 18th century.
This is a border tile.

Place of Origin

Liverpool (made)

Date

1777-1780 (made)

Artist/maker

Green, Guy, born 1729 - died 1803 (printer)

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware

Dimensions

Height: 128 mm, Width: 62 mm, Thickness: 8 mm

Object history note

Purchased from Mr E.H. Butler, London, 1874. Others renumbered 1993.

Descriptive line

27 & 27A-1874, two panels, the larger one is composed of thirty square glazed earthenware tiles with portraits of English actors and actresses in black transfer printing, and ten border tiles, and the smaller one of twelve portrait tiles (duplicates of the former) and six border tiles. Executed by Sadler and Green of Liverpool. English. Second half of 18th century.
This is a border tile.

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

Archer, Michael. Delftware: the tin-glazed earthenware of the British Isles. A catalogue of the collection in the Victoria and Albert Museum. London: HMSO, in association with the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1997. ISBN 0 11 290499 8
Ray 1973, No: G2-2.

Subjects depicted

Masks; Chandeliers; Torch; Candelabras; Lyre

Categories

Delftware; Ceramics; Tiles; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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