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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery

Spirit of the Flowers

Two Tiles
ca.1880
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

These tiles are from series pattern No. 1347 'Spirit of the Flowers' possibly designed by C.O.Murray for Minton c.1880. The complete set of twelve included 'waterlily, wildrose, poppy, lily of the valley, daisy, foxglove, violet, convolvulus, anemone, snowdrop, lily and primrose'.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Tile
  • Tile
Materials and Techniques
Earthenware transfer-printed in green on a white glaze
Brief Description
Tiles of earthenware transfer-printed in green on a white glaze, possibly designed by C.O. Murray, Minton & Co., Stoke-on-Trent, ca. 1880
Physical Description
Dust-pressed earthenware tiles, transfer-printed (block-printed) with a series of images of winged nymphs amonst flowers, in a circular frame. Printed in green.
Dimensions
  • Length: 15.2cm
  • Width: 15.2cm
Production typeMass produced
Production
Minton pattern number 1347
Subjects depicted
Summary
These tiles are from series pattern No. 1347 'Spirit of the Flowers' possibly designed by C.O.Murray for Minton c.1880. The complete set of twelve included 'waterlily, wildrose, poppy, lily of the valley, daisy, foxglove, violet, convolvulus, anemone, snowdrop, lily and primrose'.
Bibliographic Reference
Decoration. Feb?, 1981.
Collection
Accession Number
C.189-1976

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record createdAugust 13, 1998
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