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On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 145

Dish

ca. 1770 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Lead-glazed earthenware shell dish, enamelled in purple with sprays of flowers


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Lead-glazed earthenware, enamelled
Brief Description
Lead-glazed earthenware shell dish, enamelled in purple with sprays of flowers, made at the factory of Josiah Wedgwood, Etruria, Staffordshire, ca. 1770
Physical Description
Lead-glazed earthenware shell dish, enamelled in purple with sprays of flowers
Gallery Label
Shell dish Made at the factory of Josiah Wedgwood, Etruria, Staffordshire, about 1770 Lead-glazed earthenware, enamelled in purple with sprays of flowers C.70-1914 Gift of Miss Lily Antrobus The dish is identical to those in the Husk Service ordered in 1770 by Catherine the Great, part of which survives at the palace of Petrodvorets (Peterhof), St Petersburg(23/05/2008)
Credit line
Given by Miss Lily Antrobus
Production
The dish is identical to those in the Husk Service ordered in 1770 by Catherine the Great, part of which survives at the palace of Petrodvorets (Peterhof), St Petersburg.
Collection
Accession Number
C.70-1914

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record createdMarch 31, 2008
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