Collection of Leeds and Castleford Pottery by Various artists

A collection of 180 pieces of pottery collected by Mr C Holland Child between 1910 and 1950, and on loan to Harrogate Corporation for the opening of the Museum in 1953.


Details

Art Fund grant:
£350 ( Total: £650)
Acquired in:
1957
Vendor:
C Holland Child

There are examples of the perforated cream ware characteristic of the Leeds pottery. Mr Holland Child concentrated upon decorated examples, and thus the collection makes a colourful display. The collection is also rich in toy pottery and includes a complete toy tea-service.

Provenance

Mr Holland Child

Venue details

Mercer Art Gallery Swan Road, HARROGATE North Yorkshire HG1 2SA 01423 556 188 www.harrogate.gov.uk/museums

Entry details

Free to all

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