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Plate: C.11-2020

Object information

Awaiting location update

Maker(s)

Designer: Cooper, Susie
Decorator: Susie Cooper Pottery
Maker: Wood & Sons Ltd

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Description

Earthenware, decorated with transfer print and enamels.

Earthenware, decorated with transfer print and enamels.

Circular earthenware dinner plate with central indentation. Around the rim a band of turquoise, with a band of gray inside. At centre an acorn twig with three leaves and three acorns in shades of green, brown, amber and pink. Underside slightly indented to form foot-rim, glazed.

Notes

History note: Formerly in the collection of Susie Cooper; bequeathed to her son, Timothy Barker, who gave it to the Museum.

Legal notes

Given by Timothy Barker, son of Susie Cooper and Cecil Barker

Measurements and weight

Height: 2.6 cm
Width: 25.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Burslem ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2020-04-27) by Barker, Timothy

Dating

1937 - 1940

Note

‘Acorn’, pattern no. 1398, was introduced by Susie Cooper at the 1937 British Industries Fair. The double colour banding became one of the most popular patterns.

Components of the work

Detail composed of enamels

Materials used in production

Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Moulded
Glazed

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: With a leaping deer over, deep painted in brown

  • Text: A / SUSIE COOPER / PRODUCTION / CROWN WORKS / BURSLEM / ENGLAND
  • Location: Underside of base
  • Method of creation: Printed in brown
  • Type: Maker's mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.11-2020
Primary reference Number: 279156
Entry form number: 511
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 16 December 2020 Updated: Thursday 6 January 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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