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


1952 (made)
Place of origin

Plate of porcelain with transfer printed decoration.

Object details

Object type
TitleHeartsease (manufacturer's title)
Materials and techniques
Porcelain with transfer printed decoration
Brief description
'Heartsease' plate of porcelain with transfer printed decoration designed by Edward Bawden, made by Josiah Wedgwood and Sons Ltd., Etruria, for the Orient Shipping Line, 1952.
Physical description
Plate of porcelain with transfer printed decoration.
  • Width: 24.1cm
Marks and inscriptions
  • A vase below which are 'WEDGWOOD / Bone China / W 4202' and all encircled by '* MADE IN ENGLAND FOR THE ORIENT LINE * DESIGNED BY EDWARD BAWDEN*'
  • '27'
  • 'rc.416' [incomplete]
Credit line
Given by Josiah Wedgwood & Sons Ltd.
Object history
Transfer printed decoration 'Heartsease' is taken from a lithograph by Edward Bawden.
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Record createdOctober 23, 2008
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