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Tile panel - Sporting

Sporting

  • Object:

    Tile panel

  • Place of origin:

    Poole (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1922 (designed)
    ca. 1922-29 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bawden, Edward, born 1903 - died 1989 (designer)
    Carter & Co. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware, painted in a semi-matt white glaze

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the British Institute of Industrial Art

  • Museum number:

    C.11-1978

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 140, Factory Ceramics, case WW

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.

Place of Origin

Poole (made)

Date

ca. 1922 (designed)
ca. 1922-29 (made)

Artist/maker

Bawden, Edward, born 1903 - died 1989 (designer)
Carter & Co. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware, painted in a semi-matt white glaze

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

Graves, Alun. Tiles and Tilework of Europe. London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 2002, fig 5.35, p140.

Subjects depicted

Golf; Fishing; Hunting; Punt; Cars

Categories

ELISE; Studio Ceramics

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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