Staffordshire pottery & silver bucket by Various artists

1) A selection of 100 items of Staffordshire pottery made 1730-1770 including the principle types of Astbury, Whieldon, Salt glaze and Agate wares.

Details

Medium:
1) pottery; 2) silver
Acquired in:
1922
Bequeathed by:
F W Smith through The Art Fund

Also includes a Chinese porcelain dish; 2) A silver vessel in the form of a hooped bucket, with handle rising from two masks and having at the top a head with double face. On the front are engraved the arms of the Montmorency. Brussels marks at the bottom.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

Entry details

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