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Tile

  • Place of origin:

    Bristol (made)

  • Date:

    1740-1770 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware

  • Museum number:

    C.386-1923

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 2, shelf 8, box TRAY2

Physical description

Decoration: landscape with male figure, possibly a shepherd, blue. Body: Buff, medium-grained. Surface: Flat.

Place of Origin

Bristol (made)

Date

1740-1770 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware

Dimensions

Width: 132 mm approx., Thickness: 9 mm approx.

Object history note

Taken from a demolished house in Stourbridge. Purchased from Mr S.A. Griffiths, Stourbridge, 1923.

Descriptive line

Delftware tile, landscape, Bristol, 1740-70.

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, p. 450. ISBN 0 11 290499 8
Lane, Pl: 38.L. Ray Tiles, Nos: 149-156, 162 and 167-178. Horne Tiles, Nos: 102-135.

Materials

Earthenware; Tin glaze

Subjects depicted

Landscapes (representations); Shepherds; Figures (representations); Men

Categories

Delftware; Ceramics; Earthenware; Tiles

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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