A twelve place dinner service, of which forty eight pieces survive.
Circus dinner service by Dame Laura Knight, 1934
© the artist's estate. All Rights Reserved 2010 / Bridgeman Art Library
- Earthenware, printed and painted in overglaze enamels with gilding; ;
- Art Fund grant:
- £5,000 ( Total: £20,000)
- Acquired in:
- Grace Orbell
The pieces were decorated with scenes from the circus ranging from three acrobats inside a border of the crowd, with a clown opening the curtains, to a horse and trainer, a dancing bear, a girl on horseback and Paris the lion with Togare, his trainer.
Dame Gracie Fields; by descent Mrs Grace Orbell.