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Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery

Royal Lancastrian Pottery

Vase
1933 (designed), 1933 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Vase of earthenware with carved geometeric decorations and a grey glaze.

Object details

Categories
Object type
TitleRoyal Lancastrian Pottery (manufacturer's title)
Materials and techniques
Glazed earthenware and carved decoration
Brief description
'Royal Lancastrian Pottery' vase of earthenware with carved geometeric decorations and a grey glaze, designed by William Salter Mycock 1933, made by Pilkingtons Tile and Pottery Company, Clifton Junction, 1933.
Physical description
Vase of earthenware with carved geometeric decorations and a grey glaze.
Dimensions
  • Height: 21cm
  • Width: 17cm
Marks and inscriptions
  • Rose above 'ROYAL LANCASTRIAN / MADE IN ENGLAND' (Maker's mark impressed on base)
  • 'WSM' [in monogram] and lines [incised] (Signature incised on base)
  • '188' (Shape number impressed on base)
  • 'SS.188' (Label on base)
Gallery label
Vase 'Royal Lancastrian Pottery' Designed by William Salter Mycock, made by Pilkingtons Tile and Pottery Co. Ltd, Clifton Junction, near Manchester, England, 1933 Circ.350-1954 Given by the Council for Art and Industry(23/05/2008)
Credit line
Given by the Council for Art and Industry
Bibliographic reference
Hawkins, Jennifer and Marianne Hollis (ed), Thirties: British art and design before the war London, Arts Council, 1979 p.151
Collection
Accession number
CIRC.350-1954

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Record createdMarch 31, 2008
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