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Creamware garden pot - 1765

Creamware garden pot, © Wedgwood Museum
    Creamware garden pot
    © Wedgwood Museum

This early creamware garden pot is decorated in the rococo style with applied moulded swags of leaves supported by bows. It is further decorated with rouletting to the rim.

This early creamware garden pot is decorated in the rococo style with applied moulded swags of leaves supported by bows. It is further decorated with rouletting to the rim.

  • Type of object: Useful ware/garden pot
  • Mark: Unmarked
  • Year produced: 1765
  • Body: Queen's ware, cream-coloured earthenware
  • Glaze: cream
  • Material: ceramic
  • Decoration: rouletted
  • Accession number: 9376
  • Dimensions: 220 mm (height), 303 mm (diameter)

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Glossary

  • Rococo

    Rococo

    From the French rocaille (shell-work), the principal features of rococo are asymmetrical ornament influenced by shells, flowers, foliage and scrollwork.