William Salter Mycock, 1872 - 1950


William Salter Mycock 1872 - 1950


Public: Circular bowl, white earthenware, decorated with flowerheads and large leaves, in silver and copper lustre over an orange and blue glaze. Private: Deep bowl with straight sides curving in to tapered footring. Decorated with a coloured glaze, yellow-orange at rim, blending through mauve on the sides to bright blue in the well and dark blue on footring. Interior painted in dull silver lustre with four large poppy-like flowerheads round the sides, alternating with four scrolling stems encircling large heart-shaped leaves, each leaf with a copper lustre centre. Below this, a row of eight smaller similar leaves with red ribs, folding inwards towards central flower in copper lustre with silver outlines. Copper has bled slightly into blue glazed ground. Exterior sides painted with a border of simple wavy stems in browned silver lustre on a copper red ground. Below this, glaze blends from orange to green-blue and is painted with a wide silver border of simple foliate motifs beneath pointed arches. Large air bubble in glaze on footring.

Object Name


Creators Name

William Salter Mycock

Date Created

1914=1918 (date of throwing)

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Place of creation

Clifton Junction



Presented by Mr Edward A Eason


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