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

Savanna

Bowl
ca. 1954 (designed), 1956 (designed)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Three sided bowl, round base, flattened sides arched on the top. Three semi circles moulded on the base. Lemon yellow inside, white outside with repeated motifs of yellow squares and and small patterns of black cross hatching.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Additional TitleStylecraft (manufacturer's title)
Materials and Techniques
Earthenware with painted and sponged underglaze decoration
Brief Description
'Savanna' pattern three-sided bowl, 'Fashion' shape, earthenware, made by W. R. Midwinter Ltd., Burslem, 1956
Physical Description
Three sided bowl, round base, flattened sides arched on the top. Three semi circles moulded on the base. Lemon yellow inside, white outside with repeated motifs of yellow squares and and small patterns of black cross hatching.
Dimensions
  • Height: 10cm
  • Diameter: 22cm
Marks and Inscriptions
'SAVANNA / BY / JESSIE TAIT / PERMANENT UNDERGLAZE COLOUR / ACID RESISTANT HAND-ENGRAVING / Midwinter Modern / STAFFORDSHIRE ENGLAND' (Maker's mark printed (underglaze) on base)
Gallery Label
Bowl 'Savanna' 'Fashion' designer (decoration) Jessie Tait, designer (shape) Roy Midwinter, manufacturer W.R.Midwinter Ltd., Burslem, England 1956, shape designed about 1954 Earthenware with painted and sponged underglaze decoration C.134-1985 Given by Mrs Jessie Hazelhurst(23/05/2008)
Credit line
Given by Mrs Jessie Hazelhurst
Object history
Mrs Hazelhurst was formerly Miss Jessie Tait.
Production
Shape designed ca. 1954, decoration designed 1956.
Other Number
2.09
Collection
Accession Number
C.134-1985

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record createdMay 6, 2008
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