Nature Study

Plate
ca. 1954 (designed), 1955 (designed)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

White squared rimless plate with printed stylised design of five leaves in black in printed underglaze decoration.


object details
Category
Object Type
Additional TitleFashion (manufacturer's title)
Brief Description
White square plate with leaf design, earthenware, 'Nature study' pattern, 'Fashion' shape, made by W. R. Midwinter Ltd., Burslem, 1955
Physical Description
White squared rimless plate with printed stylised design of five leaves in black in printed underglaze decoration.
Dimensions
  • Height: 1.9cm
  • Width: 21.8cm
  • Depth: 21.8cm
Marks and Inscriptions
  • 'Designed by Terence Conran A GENUINE HAND ENGRAVING PERMANENT ACID RESISTING UNDERGLAZE COLOURS stylecraft fashion tableware by Midwinter STAFFORDSHIRE ENGLAND' (Maker's mark printed (underglaze) in black on base)
  • Drawing of butterfly (Maker's mark printed (underglaze) in black on base.)
Gallery Label
Plate 'Nature Study' 'Fashion' designer (decoration) Terence Conran, designer (shape) Roy Midwinter, manufacturer W.R.Midwinter Ltd., Burslem, England 1955, shape designed about 1954 Earthenware with transfer printed underglaze decoration C.3-1986 Given by Mr Alexander Werner(23/05/2008)
Credit line
Given by Mr Alexander Werner
Production
Shape designed ca. 1954; decoration designed 1955.
Bibliographic Reference
Peat, Alan. Midwinter: A Collector's Guide. 1992.
Other Number
3.06
Collection
Accession Number
C.3-1986

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record createdMay 8, 2008
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