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Tile: EC.144-1933

Object information

Maker(s)

William De Morgan & Co. (Pottery)
De Morgan, William Frend (Designer)

Description

Buff earthenware, moulded in relief with a fantastic dragon, coated with white slip and painted in greens, blues and red. Background painted with scrolling foliage.

Measurements and weight

Square: 15.25 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Merton Abbey ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1933-06-15) by Le Strange, Guy

Dating

Late 19th Century
Circa 1882 CE - 1888 CE

Note

The design for this tile, in the Victoria and Albert Museum (E.613-1917) is marked 'Chelsea' on the back. This tile probably dates from the Merton Abbey Period

School or Style

Arts and Crafts (movement)

Components of the work

Decoration

Materials used in production

buff-coloured Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Moulded in relief, covered with white slip and painted in greens, blues and red
Slip-coating

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: EC.144-1933
Primary reference Number: 15311
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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