Redcar and Cleveland Museum Service
Record Number RECKH.1980.197.8
NUMBER-OF-ITEMS
1
IDENTIFICATION
SIMPLE-NAME
plate
BRIEF-DESCRIPTION
Creamware round mid-size plate with scalloped and moulded feather edge border. Fairly shallow curved sides. Cream base glaze with monochrome line transfer decoration. Consists of a matching border of six flowertrails and a central print of a Dancing Lady, she carries a flower garland in her hands, and wears a dress with fitted bodice and long skirts and what appears to be Scottish plaid wrapped around her sholders and tied loosely at thewaist. Impressed 'C' mark on the base. This item was grant aid funded by , V and A Grant Aid.
DOCUMENTATION
The collection 1980.197 have an impressed Wedgwod mark or an impressed "C" or full circle mark. Most are made by Wedgwood of Etruria, the items without this mark may have been contracted out from his factoryto other potters working under licence and returned for decoration and sale; decoration presumably by Sadler and Green of Successors, Liverpool. Generally atrributed to 1780, which fits in general with the women's fashions.
PRODUCTION
PERSON
Wedgwood
DATE
1780
PERIOD
1780
PERIOD
18th century
PLACE
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, UK
SITE-NAME
Etruria
PERIOD
CONTENT-OUTLINE
BRIEF-SUMMARY
Creamware round plate with scalloped and moulded feather edge border. Fairly shallow curved sides. Cream base glaze with monochrome line transfer decoration. Consists of a matching border of six flower trails and acentral print of a Dancing Lady, she carries a flower garland in her hands, and wears a dress with fitted bodice and long skirts and what appears to be Scottish plaid wrapped around her sholders and tied loosely at the waist. Impressed "C" mark on the base.
DESCRIPTION
MATERIAL
clay, glaze
COMPLETENESS
complete
HEIGHT
2.2cm
DIAMETER
24.3cm