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

Naturalist series

Plate
1869 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Plate of earthenware transfer-printed with a bullfinch, nest and bee, and over-painted with enamel colours.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Earthenware transfer-printed and over-painted with enamel colours
Brief Description
Plate 'Naturalist series' of earthenware transfer-printed and over-painted with enamel colours, designed by W.S. Coleman, Minton & Co., Stoke-on-Trent, 1869.
Physical Description
Plate of earthenware transfer-printed with a bullfinch, nest and bee, and over-painted with enamel colours.
Dimensions
  • Height: 2.2cm
  • Diameter: 26.5cm
Credit line
Bequeathed by Barbara Morris
Object history
This object was formerly in the collection of Barbara Morris, and was bequeathed by her to the Museum. Morris, who had worked in the V&A's Circulation Department, was a pioneer in the study of Victorian and Edwardian Decorative Arts. She had a particular interest in ceramics and glass of the period, examples of which she collected avidly.
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic Reference
Aslin, Elizabeth and Paul Atterbury. Minton 1798-1910. London : Victoria & Albert Museum, 1976. Catalogue of the exhibition organised by Victoria & Albert Museum and Thomas Goode & Company Limited, held Victoria & Albert Museum, August - October 1976. ISBN 0901486965.
Collection
Accession Number
C.345-2009

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record createdFebruary 24, 2010
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