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Dish

A work made of tin-glazed earthenware with polychrome decoration.
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  • A work made of tin-glazed earthenware with polychrome decoration.

Date:

c. 1880

Artist:

Designed by William De Morgan (English, 1839 - 1917)
Made by William De Morgan & Company (founded 1869)
Chelsea, England

About this artwork

The artists associated with the British Arts and Crafts movement responded to machine production in various ways. While some designers embraced the machine as an efficient way to produce good design for the masses, William Frend De Morgan, held fast to the idea of handwork and cooperative, guild-based production. Like much of De Morgan’s work, this plate incorporates a pastiche of Near Eastern motifs and luster decoration, a technique used in ninth-century Egypt, Persia (now Iran), and Syria.

Status

On View, Gallery 246

Department

Applied Arts of Europe

Artist

William De Morgan & Company (Manufacturer)

Title

Dish

Origin

England

Date

Made 1875–1885

Medium

Tin-glazed earthenware with polychrome decoration

Dimensions

Diam. 31.4 cm (12 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Decorative Arts Purchase Fund

Reference Number

1968.7

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