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Applied Art (N5718)
'London' shape with pyramidal finial. Commemorating the death of Princess Charlotte in 1817. Printed in black with same pattern on both sides: a square plinth bearing a female portrait and topped by ar urn inscribed 'PRINCESS CHARLOTTE', all under a weeping willow; to the left a grieving man, to the right, grieving Britannia, anchor and hourglass in foreground; to the left, a funeral cortege makes its way to a castle. Pink lustre bands on rim, on collar and above and below the print; pink leaf stems and dashes on spout, leaf flourish and dashes on handle. On cover, two different black-printed vignettes each of a large house in a park; pink lustre rim band and detailing on finial. Design does not relate to the pot and the body is whiter - cover is probably a replacement.
Applied Art (Na2462.4)
Buff-colour clay, undecorated, unglazed. Roughly circular base with relief head of Scipio Africanus copied from his tomb in Henbury. Prototype for sprig on Castle Park fountain.
Applied Art (N7947)
Thomas Pitt service. Barrel-shaped with gilt dentil; gilt-entwined band in two shades of orange; small shield on spout bears the arms of Thomas Pitt of Boconnoc, Cornwall.
Applied Art (N8411)
Circular plate. Printed decoration: in centre, the Arms of Bristol; on flange a border of rd and blue leaves on a gilt stem and the Arms of Edward III. Commemorating 'Bristol 600'. Printed inscription on back: 'The Bristol Charter Plate // 1373-1973 // With the approval of // the Lord Lieutenant and Lord High Steward // of Bristol, this [late has been created // to commemorate the six hundredth anniversary // of the granting by King Edward III of the Charter // which raised Bristol to the dignity of County. // Of six hundred plates this is number 159'. In blue presentation box with leaflet and certificate signed 'Beaufort'.
Applied Art (N8227)
Circular plate with eight-scalloped edge, sloped rim and deep well; four alternate rim sections have moulded flower spray with tendrils. Painted in underglaze blue with chinoiserie scene of two owls, one perched on willow tree, the other on fretwork fence all grouped on right; bridge to hollow rock with tree on left; flying insect; rocks on foreground, one looking like man in boat; all within lozenge fretwork border. On plain rim sections a narrow version of same border continued as simple line on moulded sections. Blue slightly blurred all over, well border below scene very blurred.
Applied Art (N8968)
Octagonal. Gilt dentil and scrolled lake diapers suspending lilac festoons, polychrome sprays within.
Applied Art (Na499.2)
Porcelain saucer. It is circular with a sloped flange and a wide well. It has a gilt band and line inside the rim and a gilt line within the well.
Applied Art (G2287)
Porcelian dish. The dish is plain (possibly, only have image of the back) and has a waved edge in the form of a heart. It has a raised foot rim inset from the edge of the dish. This foot rim has a gilt line on it.
Applied Art (N86)
Porcelain coffee cup. The cup is round and cylindrical and tapers in to a round, short foot rim. It has a plain handle. The cup has Japanese decorative motifs painted in red and blue glazes and gilding. The cup is divided into decorative panels divided by curving and scalloped gilt lines. In each section there are floral patterns including red flowers and blue leaves. There is a red flower in the interior of the cup, which has a gilded outline. There is a gilt line around the rim of the cup and a gilt line around the rim of the foot ring.
Applied Art (Na2484)
Earthenware square tile made of red clay. The tile has a painted William de Morgan's 'Aster' design, which consists of two yellow flowers amid green strap leaves on a dark blue ground.
Applied Art (G215)
Earthenware medallion. The medallion is circular and has a raised rim painted brown to simulate a frame. In the centre it is painted with a view of Windmill Cottage, Blaise Hamlet. The cottage sits in a garden with trees, grass and bushes. There is a female figure on the right walking towards the house, she wears a bonnet and a ball dress.
Applied Art (73/090)
Porcelain cream jug .The jug is baluster shaped with a wide pouring lip, it is fluted and has a scroll handle. The rim of the jug is scalloped. It is painted in coloured glazes. Just below the rim there is a red border. There are two European figures (one male and one female) painted in 18th century dress. They stand in a garden with trees and there is a building in the background.
Applied Art (Na2585)
Picnic ware. Moulded lobed flange, shallow well. Printed border design in blue: cherry blossom with four birds and two butterflies. Design apparently photographically taken/adapted from a late 19th century original and includes the glaze crazing.
Applied Art (Na682)
Red clay. Tapered, straight-sided form with moulded rim pulled out to form lip; loop handle with centre spine. Turquoise glaze inside and outside
Applied Art (Na683)
Red clay. Body swelling at waist, neck horizontally grooved, pulled-down lip; loop handle with centre spine. Blue-green glazes: light on body, dark on handle and neck, running down onto body.
Applied Art (N9372)
Earthenware flower pot. The pot is cylindrical and tapers out towards the rim. It has a white ground and a printed design of the 'Peace of Paris'. In the centre is a stone pedestal with the words 'Peace of Europe Signed at Paris May 30, 1814'. Above the pedestal 'GR' is printed in the centre of some foliage in a reef shape. There are 2 female figures with flags either side of the pedestal, both the figures are robed. On the right side it is the British flag and the female figure holds roses. It is likely the left figure depicts France and holds an Iris. In the background there are some industrial buildings. There is a brown line around the rim of the pot, around the base and around two circles on the either side of the pot (handles?).
Applied Art (G235)
Earthenware coffee cup. The cup is straight-sided and cylindrical with an upright loop handle with a thumbpiece. It has a sponged green ground reserving two rectangles outlined in puce. Each reserve is crudely painted with a flower spray and sprig in between. It has a dark puce rim, a line inside the rim and detailing on the handle.
Applied Art (G340)
Earthenware coffee cup. The cup is straight-sided and cylindrical with an upright loop handle with a thumbpiece. It is hand-painted with two different flower sprays in red, pink, yellow, green, blue and purple. It has a dark puce rim, a line inside the rim and line above the base. There is detailing on the handle.
Applied Art (Na697)
Earthenware oblong advertising tile with irregularly notched edges and two suspension holes. It has a black lustre glaze and green slipped leafy twigs. There is an inscription: 'HAND THROWN.POTTERY // .MADE BY. // FISHLEY HOLLAND // .CLEVEDON.'.
Applied Art (73/027)
Porcelain dish. It is a rectangular dish with cut corners, an oval well and it is press-moulded. It is painted in an underglaze blue (Delft) with a chinoiserie garden including a 'Two-level Fence and Rock' pattern. In the well of the dish there is a central hollow rock with a flowering peony tree on the right. On The left there is a zig-zag fence with upright posts and a second fence of the right as well as a flower spray. The central scene is framed by a diaper pattern of cross-hatching and flowers. The flange has painted flower sprigs.
Applied Art (73/028)
Porcelain bell-shaped mug, which sits on a raised root ring. It is blue and white and depicts a Chinese figure in a fenced garden with trees.
Applied Art (73/029)
Porcelain teapot & cover. The teapot is round and tapers in to a short foot rim and a short neck. It is lobed on the body and the lid. The lid has a large acorn shaped knop and the teapot has a plain handle and straight spout. It is blue and white (Delft) and has a painted root pattern including branches flower sprays, twigs and leaves. There are flower and leaf springs on the lid.
Applied Art (73/036)
Porcelain creamboat. The hug is hexagonal and tapers out to a wide rim and wide pouring lip. It has a scroll handle. The jug has a white ground and is painted with a blue design of pagodas, flowers and trees,
Applied Art (77/140)
Porcelain tea bowl and saucer. Both the saucer and cup are octagonal. The cup is straight sided and tapers out towards the rim. The saucer has an inverted rim and tapers in to the well. It has a white ground and is painted in blue with a 'Root' pattern. The roots are winding and there are small branches and flower springs. There are some painted butterflies.
Applied Art (73/035)
Porcelain teabowl and saucer. The saucer is circular and shallow and the teabowl is round, tapers out to a wide rim and sits on a short foot rim. It is painted in blue with a Japanese design. On the left there is a mound with a cormorant on it, one of its wings is stretched. Below is a man fishing in a stream. To the right there large flowers, leaves and branches and there are simple linear depictions of birds in flight in the distance. The teabowl has a similar design.
Applied Art (73/006)
Porcelain sauceboat. The sauceboat has a waved edge and long wide pouring lip. It has a plain pointed handle. It has white moulded foliage on the body of the sauce boat which frames a landscape scene painted in blue. The scene depicts a figure standing on a bridge who is reaching up to pick a flower from a tree. There is a house in the background as well as birds and other foliage. The design is Japanese in style.
Applied Art (73/017)
Porcelain sauce boat. It is double-lipped and has two scrolled handles with thumb pieces. The lips are lobed at the body and the rest of the body has moulded decoration of floral motifs. It has a white body and is painted with floral patterns in blue (Delft). On the interior on the lips there is painted cross-hatching with flowers (maybe sunflowers) as well as floral sprigs on the sides. On the exterior of the sauce boat there is cross-hatching round the rim by the handles as well as trees and flowers round the body.
Applied Art (NX1258)
Hollow, of oval section, tapered to shallow-domed top. Sides with relief-moulded decoration - Bacchanalian procession: women dancing, picking and carrying grapes and overwhelming elderly man (Bacchus) who pours wine from jug; another male wearing animal skin.
Applied Art (K4741)
Gentleman seated writing, slightly stooped. Elegantly dressed in tailcoat, cravat, trousers, shoes tied with bows. Gothic chair with floor-length fringed upholstery. Sitter's right arm rests on Gothic pedestal table and he is writing on a piece of paper: 'Remarks on // Law Road'; paper scroll projects from under chair. On a square base. Finished with an all-over creamy-yellow surface.
Applied Art (Na662)
Red clay. Shouldered form, wide neck with everted rim and pinched and pulled lip; loop handle centre spine veering to right towards top. Cream slipped and sgraffito decoration: stylised leaf-and flowers stem between two scrolling branches of [?]cherries; on neck, four upright flower stems above spotted band.
Applied Art (81/008)
transfer-printed blue 'oriental' border; in centre, brown photographic print of a bearded gent [Albert Richard Smith]
Applied Art (Na2335.6)
'Studio' pattern: round, shallow polished bowl; stem tapered out to rounded end and with textured finish. In original card box with brown card slip cover: box has black exterior, green interior; printed in white: 'viners.STUDIO' on top and one long edge, '6 soup spoons' on ends, 'STUDIO 18/8 STAINLESS STEEL DESIGNED BY GERALD BENNEY, DES., R.C.A. // VINERS OF SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND'
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