Not currently on display at the V&A

Royal Lancastrian Pottery

ca. 1930-1938 (made)
Place of origin

Wide bowl of earthenware with white glaze.

Object details

Object type
TitleRoyal Lancastrian Pottery (manufacturer's title)
Materials and techniques
Earthenware and glazed
Brief description
'Royal Lancastrian Pottery' wide bowl of earthenware with white glaze, made by Pilkingtons Tile and Pottery Co. Ltd, Clifton Junction, ca. 1930-1938.
Physical description
Wide bowl of earthenware with white glaze.
  • Height: 5.7cm
  • Diameter: 32.4cm
Marks and inscriptions
  • A Lancastrian rose and 'P' monogram over 'ROYAL LANCASTRIAN / MADE IN ENGLAND' (Maker's mark impressed on base)
  • '3378' (Shape number impressed on base)
  • Textual information (label)
Gallery label
Bowl 'Royal Lancastrian Pottery' Pilkingtons Tile and Pottery Co. Ltd, Clifton Junction, near Manchester, England, ca.1930-1938 Circ.59-1938 Given by Pilkington's Tile and Pottery Co. Ltd.(23/05/2008)
Credit line
Given by Pilkingtons Tile and Pottery Co. Ltd
Object history
Displayed in the UK Pavilion at the 1937 Paris International Exhibition.
Bibliographic references
  • Hawkins, Jennifer and Marianne Hollis (ed), Thirties: British art and design before the war London, Arts Council, 1979 p.154
  • International Exhibition Paris 1937 : arts and crafts in modern life ; official guide, Paris : Éditions de la société pour le développement du tourisme, 1937 no.209 (?)
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Record createdMarch 31, 2008
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