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

Sugar Bowl

ca. 1935 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Sugar bowl of lead-glazed earthenware painted with enamels. Of spherical shape with a wide foot and rim curving in. Brightly painted with a geometrical design of shapes in orange, yellow and black, showing the influence of Clarice Cliff.

Object details

Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Lead-glazed earthenware painted with enamels
Brief description
Sugar bowl of lead-glazed earthenware painted with enamels, A. E. Gray & Co. Ltd., Hanley, ca. 1935
Physical description
Sugar bowl of lead-glazed earthenware painted with enamels. Of spherical shape with a wide foot and rim curving in. Brightly painted with a geometrical design of shapes in orange, yellow and black, showing the influence of Clarice Cliff.
Dimensions
  • Height: 3.8cm
  • Diameter: 9.1cm
Marks and inscriptions
  • 'HAND PAINTED' / [A ship in full sail on waves within an oblong] / 'GRAY'S POTTERY / HANLEY' (In black)
  • '8996' (In black)
Credit line
Given by J.V.G. Mallet, Esq.
Object history
Part of a tea service C.295 to G-1976.
Collection
Accession number
C.295C-1976

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Record createdJune 24, 2009
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