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Homemaker

  • Object:

    Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Staffordshire (made)

  • Date:

    1957-1968 (made)
    1957 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Seeney, Enid, born 1931 (designer)
    Arnold, Tom (designer)
    Ridgway Potteries Ltd. (manufacturers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    White earthenware with transfer-printed decoration and glazed

  • Museum number:

    C.52-1991

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 140, Factory Ceramics, case 6, shelf 3

Physical description

White earthenware dish, oval-shaped and rimless. Decorated with "Homemaker" pattern, elements of 1950s furniture and furnishings, on a ground of crossed black lines.

Place of Origin

Staffordshire (made)

Date

1957-1968 (made)
1957 (designed)

Artist/maker

Seeney, Enid, born 1931 (designer)
Arnold, Tom (designer)
Ridgway Potteries Ltd. (manufacturers)

Materials and Techniques

White earthenware with transfer-printed decoration and glazed

Marks and inscriptions

'HOMEMAKER / MADE IN ENGLAND / THESE COLOURS ARE PERMANENT AND DETERGENT PROOF'
Printed in black

Dimensions

Length: 33.2 cm, Width: 26 cm

Object history note

See C.67-1982, C.54-1990, C.179 to 180-1991 for other wares in this pattern. See C.67-1982 for further information.

Descriptive line

"Homemaker" dish, white earthenware with transfer-printed decoration and glazed, decoration designed by Enid Seeney, shape designed by Tom Arnold, made by Ridgway Potteries Ltd., England, 1957-68.

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

Baker, Malcolm, and Brenda Richardson (eds.), A Grand Design: The Art of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London: V&A Publications, 1999.

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Glazed; Transfer-printed

Subjects depicted

Cutlery; Tables; Plants; Furniture; Chairs; Sofas; Standard lamps

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware; Tableware & cutlery; Eating

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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