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


ca. 1885 (made)
Place Of Origin

Dish, earthenware with lustre decoration

object details
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Earthenware with lustre decoration
Brief Description
Dish, earthenware with lustre decoration, designed by William De Morgan, probably made at the De Morgan pottery, possibly Merton Abbey, ca. 1885
Physical Description
Dish, earthenware with lustre decoration
  • Diameter: 35.5cm
  • Depth: 5cm
Gallery Label
Dish Designed by William De Morgan, Probably made at the De Morgan pottery, possibly Merton Abbey, England; about 1885 Earthenware with lustre decoration C.1276-1917 Henry. L. Florence Bequest
Credit line
Bequeathed by Henry Louis Florence, Esq.
Object history
Exhibited at 'Europaische Keramik des Jugendstils' in Dusseldorf. Also exhibited at Rhode Island, 1979.
De Morgan pottery, possibly Merton Abbey.
Bibliographic References
  • Catalogue of De Morgan Ware.
  • Pinkham, Roger. Catalogue of the Pottery by William De Morgan. London : Victoria and Albert Museum, 1973.
  • William De Morgan. June 1979.
  • Hakenjos, Bernd and Klinge, Ekkart, Europaische Keramik des Jugendstils: modern style, art nouveau, Hetjens-Museum, Dusseldorf, 1974
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