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Biarritz

Plate
ca. 1930 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Lead-glazed earthenware plate with black and silver decoration. "Biarritz" shape: the plate is rectangular with a circular well. Round the sides of the well are a silver band and two narrow black lines; on the border, a third black line circles the well within which are four silver T-shape blocks, together with a black invented double-L motif, each diagonally facing a corner.


Object details

Categories
Object type
TitleBiarritz (manufacturer's title)
Materials and techniques
Lead-glazed earthenware
Brief description
Plate, 'Biarritz' shape, lead-glazed earthenware with black and silver decoration, designed by Clarice Cliff, made at the factory of A. J. Wilkinson, Burslem, ca. 1930
Physical description
Lead-glazed earthenware plate with black and silver decoration. "Biarritz" shape: the plate is rectangular with a circular well. Round the sides of the well are a silver band and two narrow black lines; on the border, a third black line circles the well within which are four silver T-shape blocks, together with a black invented double-L motif, each diagonally facing a corner.
Dimensions
  • Length: 26.4cm
  • Width: 21.1cm
Style
Marks and inscriptions
  • 'The Biarritz' / a crown / 'Royal Staffordshire / Great Britain / Regd. No. 184849' (Printed in black lettering)
  • 'Hand Painted Bizarre by Clarice Cliff, Wilkinson Ltd, England' (Printed in black)
  • '11 / 35' above a lozenge (impressed)
Gallery label
Plate Designed by Clarice Cliff, made at the factory of A. J. Wilkinson, Burslem, Staffordshire, about 1930 Lead-glazed earthenware with black and silver decoration C.77-1976(23/05/2008)
Credit line
Given by L' Odeon
Collection
Accession number
C.77-1976

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Record createdMarch 31, 2008
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