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Washbasin

1988.591 (RS210765)

Description

Pearlware wash basin with blue transfer-printed scene of a large manor house set in a wooded park with a lake. Three groups of figures and two dogs in foreground. Entwined leaf and vine border on body of basin and around rim.

Details

Maker
Francis Morley & Co. (Manufacturer)
Inscriptions
"F.M. & Co. / SHELTON / VISTA" (printed on a banner with a standing lion above) (Printed in blue)
Location of origin
Stoke-on-Trent, England
Material
glazing (coating)
pearlware
transfer printing
Object type
Toilet Articles; Hygiene Artifacts
Places
Stoke-on-Trent (England, United Kingdom) [unitary authority]
Descriptive terms
basins (vessels)
glazing (coating)
pearlware
transfer printing
Washbasin
Dimensions
4 1/2 (H), 13 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1988.591
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
306009

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
VISTA

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