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

Dish

ca. 1820 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Deep indented dish of lead-glazed earthenware, transfer-printed in underglaze blue with an elephant in an oriental garden with trees and pagodas. The central panel separated by stringing from a broad border of white flowers and dark blue leaves on a stippled blue ground.


Object details

Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Lead-glazed earthenware, transfer-printed in underglaze blue
Brief description
Dish, lead-glazed earthenware transfer-printed in underglaze blue, made at the factory of Rogers, Longport, Staffordshire, ca. 1820
Physical description
Deep indented dish of lead-glazed earthenware, transfer-printed in underglaze blue with an elephant in an oriental garden with trees and pagodas. The central panel separated by stringing from a broad border of white flowers and dark blue leaves on a stippled blue ground.
Dimensions
  • Length: 36.5cm
  • Width: 27.5cm
  • Height: 4.5cm
Marks and inscriptions
'ROGERS' (impressed)
Gallery label
Dish Made at the factory of Rogers, Longport, Staffordshire, about 1820 Mark: 'ROGERS', impressed Lead-glazed earthenware Circ.230-1974(23/05/2008)
Object history
Made by Rogers factory in Longport, Staffordshire. Elephant pattern design.
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic reference
"Blue and White Transfer Ware 1780-1840" - AW Coysh, 1970, (David and Charles), p.62. No.80
Collection
Accession number
CIRC.230-1974

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Record createdMarch 31, 2008
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