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

Lancastrian Pottery

Vase
1903-1904 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Vase of red earthenware with trumpet neck, and with sparkling bronze aventurine glaze with black speckles concentrated around the neck.

Object details

Categories
Object type
TitleLancastrian Pottery (manufacturer's title)
Materials and techniques
Earthenware with metallic and speckled glaze
Brief description
Vase of red earthenware with trumpet neck, and with sparkling bronze aventurine glaze, made by Pilkingtons Tile and Pottery Company, Clifton Junction, 1903-1904.
Physical description
Vase of red earthenware with trumpet neck, and with sparkling bronze aventurine glaze with black speckles concentrated around the neck.
Dimensions
  • Height: 22.8cm
  • Width: 10.6cm
Marks and inscriptions
  • 'PL' [in monogram] and two bees (Maker's mark printed (underglaze) on base, printed in reserve on a green ground)
  • 'P' (Maker's mark impressed on base)
  • 'V' (Thrower's mark incised on base)
Gallery label
Vase 'Lancastrian Pottery' Thrown by Robert Tunnicliffe, made by Pilkingtons Tile and Pottery Co. Ltd, Clifton Junction, near Manchester, England, 1903-1904 71-1905 Given by Pilkingtons Tile and Pottery Co. Ltd(23/05/2008)
Credit line
Given by Pilkingtons Tile and Pottery Company
Bibliographic reference
Lomax, Abraham. Royal Lancastrian Pottery 1900-1938. Bolton, 1957.
Collection
Accession number
71-1905

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Record createdMarch 31, 2008
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