1) A majolica heron stick stand with a life-size heron standing by bulrushes and holding a struggling fish in its beak; 2) pâte-sur-pâte vase by John Wadsworth, director at Minton in 1935, decorated with two men, one white, one brown, tending tall grasses; 3) a plaque symbolising 'Autumn' by William Wise, from the 'Seasons' series of plaques, finely painted in the Art Pottery style with a girl harvester wearing a broad-brimmed hat holding a golden sheaf of corn with brambles in the background.
Minton ceramics, 1) 1873; 2) c. 1940; 3) 1877
© The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery
- 1) 98 cm; 2) 9.7 cm; 3) 51.5 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £6,280 ( Total: £11,615)
- Acquired in:
Minton factory; Minton museum; Bonham's, 2004.
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