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Partial salad set: C.13A-D-2020

Object information

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Titles

Partial salad set

Maker(s)

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

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Description

Cream earthenware, handpainted underglaze in red-brown and dark green.

Cream earthenware, handpainted underglaze in red-brown and dark green.

Cream earthenware serving plate, side plate and oil bottle and stopper, from a salad set in 'Scrolls and Stars' pattern.
Serving plate (A): Circular with central indentation. Hand-painted with six green and red-brown scroll motifs, around another at centre; interspaced with small red-brown dots and stars; around the rim a green toothed band. Underside slightly indented to provide foot-rim; glazed.
Side plate (B): Circular with central indentation. Hand-painted with green and red-brown scroll motif surrounded by eight small pale brown dots and stars; around the rim a green toothed band. Underside slightly indented to provide foot-rim; glazed.
Oil bottle (C): Elongated bulbous body with lip to narrow neck and long straight loop handle. Hand-painted with four green and red-brown scroll motifs; a scroll-like panel outlined in red-brown with ‘Oil’ in green; several small red-brown dots around and down the handle; and around the rim, a green toothed band. Underside slightly indented to provide foot-rim; glazed. Stopper (D) with cork around lower side and decorated with red-brown star on top.

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

Place(s) associated

  • Burslem ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: circa AD 1939

Note

Pieces from a salad set in ‘Scrolls & Stars’ pattern, no. 1828, listed in 1940. Salad bowls and oil and vinegar bottles were manufactured and other pieces supplied to customers requirements.

Components of the work

Stopper composed of Cork
Side Plate Diameter 15 cm Height 1.5 cm
Serving Plate Diameter 30.5 cm Height 3.4 cm
Oil Bottle Diameter 9 cm Height 18.5 cm
Decoration

Materials used in production

Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Moulded
Glazed

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: potter's name appears as signature with a diagonal stroke below at the end

  • Text: Susie Cooper / CROWN WORKS / BURSLEM / ENGLAND
  • Location: Underside of base of all three pieces
  • Method of creation: Printed in black
  • Type: Maker's mark
  • Text: 53c/ 21
  • Location: Underside of base of serving plate
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Pattern number
  • Text: 339 / 21
  • Location: Underside of base of side plate
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Pattern number

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.13A-D-2020
Primary reference Number: 279158
Entry form number: 511
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 16 December 2020 Updated: Tuesday 1 February 2022 Last processed: Friday 16 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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