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

Plate

ca. 1800-1810 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Plate, circular, with slightly lobed outline. Lead-glazed earthenware, transfer-printed in underglaze blue with a chinoiserie design of the "Willow pattern" type, with fisherman on the bank of a river, a bridge, pagodas, exotic trees, etc. Round the rim, a diaper border interrupted at intervals by groups of three flowers with a spray of leaves.


Object details

Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Lead-glazed earthenware, transfer-printed in underglaze blue
Brief description
Plate, lead-glazed earthenware transfer-printed in underglaze blue, made at the factory of Rogers, Longport, Staffordshire, ca. 1800-1820
Physical description
Plate, circular, with slightly lobed outline. Lead-glazed earthenware, transfer-printed in underglaze blue with a chinoiserie design of the "Willow pattern" type, with fisherman on the bank of a river, a bridge, pagodas, exotic trees, etc. Round the rim, a diaper border interrupted at intervals by groups of three flowers with a spray of leaves.
Dimensions
  • Diameter: 24.4cm
Style
Marks and inscriptions
'DONOVAN' (impressed)
Gallery label
Plate Probably made at the factory of Rogers , Longport, Staffordshire, about 1800-10 Mark: 'DONOVAN', impressed Lead-glazed earthenware C.7-1952 Given by Mr R.J. Charleston Made for the retailer James Donovan of Dublin.(23/05/2008)
Credit line
Given by Mr R. J. Charleston
Production
Made for the retailer James Donovan of Dublin.
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession number
C.7-1952

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Record createdMarch 31, 2008
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