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Flower-brick

Flower-brick

  • Place of origin:

    Bristol (probably, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1735 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware, painted

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.946-1924

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 4, shelf 8

Physical description

Floral and diaper decoration alternating on the sides and ends in blue.
Body colour: Buff.
Glaze: White. At one point on the inner side of the foot the glaze has been ground down where it ran down during firing.
Shape: One square hole and twelve round ones in the top. Recessed foot with a chamfered edge. (Alphabetic shape codes as used in appendix to Archer. Delftware. 1997)

Place of Origin

Bristol (probably, made)

Date

ca. 1735 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware, painted

Dimensions

Height: 8 cm, Length: 14.9 cm, Width: 7.4 cm

Object history note

Purchased from Mr L. Gautier, London, 1974.

Descriptive line

Floral and geometric

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Archer, Michael. Delftware: the tin-glazed earthenware of the British Isles. A catalogue of the collection in the Victoria and Albert Museum. London: HMSO, in association with the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1997. ISBN 0 11 290499 8

Techniques

Glazed

Subjects depicted

Diaper work; Floral patterns

Categories

Delftware; Ceramics

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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