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

Homemaker

Plate
1950s (made), 1957 (designed)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

White earthenware plate, round and rimless. Decorated with "Homemaker" pattern, elements of 1950s furniture and furnishings, on a ground of crossed black lines.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
White earthenware with transfer-printed decoration
Brief Description
"Homemaker" plate, white earthenware with transfer-printed decoration, decoration designed by Enid Seeney, shape designed by Tom Arnold, made by Ridgway Potteries Ltd., England, 1950s.
Physical Description
White earthenware plate, round and rimless. Decorated with "Homemaker" pattern, elements of 1950s furniture and furnishings, on a ground of crossed black lines.
Marks and Inscriptions
'RIDGWAY POTTERIES LTD / MADE IN STAFFORDSHIRE ENGLAND / HOMEMAKER / ALL COLOURS GUARANTEED / UNDERGLAZE AND DETERGENT PROOF' (Printed in black)
Object history
See C.67-1982, C.54-1990, C.179 to 180-1991 for other wares in this pattern. See C.67-1982 for further information. See also 'Homemaker' Subject Information File.
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic Reference
Baker, Malcolm and Richardson, Brenda, eds. A Grand Design : The Art of the Victoria and Albert Museum. London: V&A Publications, 1997. 431 p., ill. ISBN 1851773088.
Collection
Accession Number
C.53-1991

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