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Bowl

Bowl

  • Place of origin:

    England (decorated)

  • Date:

    1885-1900 (decorated)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Pearson, John (designer)
    Pearson, John (decorator)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stoneware, painted in on-glaze enamel colours and purple lustre

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Miss Cynthia Gabrielle Dunn

  • Museum number:

    C.7-1999

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 34, shelf 2

Physical description

Factory made round mottled buff stoneware bowl painted with late medieval style sailing ship with blue and turquoise sails, before which swim a shoal of fish, on purple lustre ground.

Place of Origin

England (decorated)

Date

1885-1900 (decorated)

Artist/maker

Pearson, John (designer)
Pearson, John (decorator)

Materials and Techniques

Stoneware, painted in on-glaze enamel colours and purple lustre

Marks and inscriptions

Interlaced 'JP' monogram and geometrical shape
Decorator's mark

'ALBION / GRANITE / LEADLESS / STONEWARE', printed
maker's mark

Dimensions

Height: 7 cm, Diameter: 25.8 cm

Descriptive line

Round buff stoneware bowl with blue sailing ship on purple lustre ground, and fish in foreground, decorated by John Pearson, England, about 1885-1900

Production Note

The pattern designed and painted by John Pearson using a blank from an unidentified factory.

Materials

Stoneware

Techniques

Painting (image-making); Lustre

Subjects depicted

Ships; Fish

Categories

Ceramics; Stoneware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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