jar

Pilkington's Tiles Group Plc



jar

Pilkington's Tiles Group Plc

Summary

Public: Ovoid jar with four neck handles, white earthenware, decorated with four panels enclosing songbirds and leaf scrolls separated by cypress trees, in silver lustre on a sky blue glaze. Private: Wide ovoid jar with flat foot and narrow neck with everted rim, four small loop handles applied at neck. Visible potting rings. Decorated with a sky blue glaze, deepening to dark blue-green at foot. Painted in yellow silver lustre with two panels of formal pattern consisting of three pairs of songbirds arranged about a flowering plant, two pairs facing back to back either side of plant stem, one pair facing each other with wings outspread either side of large flower in bud. Alternating with these, two panels of simple heart-shaped leaf scrolls and small dots intermingled, panels separated by four tall simple cypress trees. Four small panels at neck, in between handles, each consisting of simple cypress tree flanked by small plants. Dark brown lustre on handles and at neck rim. range : Lancastrian


Object Name

jar

Date Created

1913 (date of throwing)

accession number

1920.144U

Place of creation

Clifton Junction

Medium

Credit

Presented by Mr Edward A Eason

Legal

© Manchester Art Gallery


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