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Design - Flower and foliage motifs for ceramic decoration
  • Flower and foliage motifs for ceramic decoration
    William De Morgan, born 1839 - died 1917
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Flower and foliage motifs for ceramic decoration

  • Object:

    Design

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    late 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    William De Morgan, born 1839 - died 1917 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    polychrome wash and pencil on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs William de Morgan

  • Museum number:

    E.1415-1917

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case CC, shelf 16

Physical description

Motifs for ceramic decoration, including 'Persian' flowering foliage sprays, a winged mouse and two grotesque figures. Some of the designs are pricked for transfer.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

late 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

William De Morgan, born 1839 - died 1917 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

polychrome wash and pencil on paper

Dimensions

Height: 495 mm, Width: 614 mm

Descriptive line

Flower and foliage motifs for ceramic decoration, William de Morgan, late 19th century

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

Published in M. Greenwood, The Designs of William De Morgan (Shepton Beauchamp, 1989), p.110

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Mouse; Flowers

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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