Tea canister

Very similar measurements as standard tiles (5 inch x 5 inch) probably from factory which manufactured tiles.

Details

Medium:
Tin-glazed earthenware
Dimensions:
16 x 14 x 10 cm
Art Fund grant:
£900 ( Total: £3,600)
Acquired in:
1991
Vendor:
Jonathan Horne Ltd

Decorated finely with pastoral scenes - yet European landscapes rarely depicted on such canisters. Therefore probably copied from Grand Tour prints.

Provenance

Mr & Mrs Ronald Billington, Northamptonshire.

Venue details

Curtis Museum and Allen Gallery High Street, ALTON Hampshire GU34 1BA 0142 082 802 www.hampshireculturaltrust.org.uk

Entry details

Free to all

Curtis Museum
Tue – Sat, 10am – 4.30pm

Allen Gallery
Tue – Sat, 10.30am – 4pm

Closed Bank Holidays

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