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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 140, Factory Ceramics

Sporting

Tile Panel
ca. 1922 (designed), ca. 1922-29 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

The 'Sporting' series of hand-painted, tin-glazed tiles were designed by the artist and illustrator, Edward Bawden for Carter & Co. in the early 1920s. Typical of Bawden's work of the period, the designs offer an affectionate portrayal of British life.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Earthenware, painted in a semi-matt white glaze
Credit line
Given by the British Institute of Industrial Art
Subjects depicted
Summary
The 'Sporting' series of hand-painted, tin-glazed tiles were designed by the artist and illustrator, Edward Bawden for Carter & Co. in the early 1920s. Typical of Bawden's work of the period, the designs offer an affectionate portrayal of British life.
Bibliographic Reference
Graves, Alun. Tiles and Tilework of Europe. London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 2002, fig 5.35, p140.
Collection
Accession Number
C.11-1978

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record createdMarch 4, 2004
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