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Sugar Bowl

1878 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Wedgwood’s ‘Satsuma’ shape was introduced in 1865,
inspired by Japanese lacquer and metalwork shapes. The
flat-sided design of this teaware range suited it to different
styles of decoration, both at Etruria and by outside artists.


Object details

Category
Object type
Materials and techniques
glazed earthenware, transfer printed
Brief description
Sugar bowl, Queen's ware 'Satsuma shape' with early photographic print, Josiah Wedgwood and sons, Etruria, 1878
Physical description
Sugar bowl, cream-coloured earthenware with cream glaze, rounded shape of sides, flat at front and back, with two handles, decorated with a transfer-printed photograph of countryside in sepia brown.
Dimensions
  • Height: 137mm
  • Width: 187mm
  • Depth: 65mm
Marks and inscriptions
WEDGWOOD [Impressed] C1165 [In red] V [Impressed]
Credit line
V&A Wedgwood Collection. Presented by Art Fund with major support from the National Lottery Heritage Fund, private donations and a public appeal.
Summary
Wedgwood’s ‘Satsuma’ shape was introduced in 1865,
inspired by Japanese lacquer and metalwork shapes. The
flat-sided design of this teaware range suited it to different
styles of decoration, both at Etruria and by outside artists.
Associated objects
Other number
10277 - Wedgwood Museum Accession number
Collection
Accession number
WE.9374-2014

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Record createdMarch 2, 2023
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