Minton ceramics

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.

Details

Medium:
Porcelain
Dimensions:
1) 98 cm; 2) 9.7 cm; 3) 51.5 cm
Art Fund grant:
£6,280 ( Total: £11,615)
Acquired in:
2004
Vendor:
Bonhams

Provenance

Minton factory; Minton museum; Bonham's, 2004.

Venue details

The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery Bethesda Street, Hanley, STOKE-ON-TRENT Staffordshire ST1 3DW 01782 232 323 www.stokemuseums.org.uk/visit/pmag

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass

Mon – Sat, 10am – 5pm
Sun, 11am – 4pm

Please see the Potteries Museum & Art Gallery website for Christmas opening

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