dinner plate

Josiah Wedgwood, 1780 - 1836

dinner plate

Josiah Wedgwood 1780 - 1836


Public: Circular dinner plate with a shallow well and curved rim. Made of cream coloured earthenware and transfer-printed in overglaze in black with a circular medallion containing a rural landscape. Private: Circular dinner plate with shallow well, curved rim and no footring. Transfer-printed in overglaze black with circular medallion containing rural landscape, comprising cattle and sheep fording stream in foreground, herdsman beneath tree to right, cottage and trees in background beneath distant mountain to left. Beaded border within foliate scrollwork, six floral sprigs in five variations to rim. Pale cream coloured earthenware body with fine, slightly greenish, glaze, three groups of three stilt marks to underside.

Object Name

dinner plate

Creators Name

Josiah Wedgwood

Date Created

c 1780=1800

accession number


Place of creation




Bequeathed by Thomas Tylston Greg


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