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Nursery ware Big Top bowl - 1959

Nursery ware Big Top bowl, © Wedgwood Museum
    Nursery ware Big Top bowl
    © Wedgwood Museum

This bowl, with a design by Peter Wall, is part of the Big Top nursery ware range. The circus themed decoration is design number 9922 in the Wedgwood pattern books.

This bowl, with a design by Peter Wall, is part of the Big Top nursery ware range. The circus themed decoration is design number 9922 in the Wedgwood pattern books.

  • Type of object: Dessert ware/bowl
  • Mark: WEDGWOOD
    [Impressed]
    (Clown's head and shoulders design)
    BIG TOP
    WEDGWOOD
    BARLASTON
    MADE IN ENGLAND
    [Printed]
  • Year produced: 1959
  • Body: Queen's ware, cream-coloured earthenware
  • Glaze: white
  • Material: ceramic
  • Decoration: lithographed, covercoat
  • Accession number: 11019
  • Dimensions: 44 mm (height), 149 mm (diameter)

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    Peter Wall - Designer

    Peter Wall joined Wedgwood in 1951 after training in art schools in London and Burslem. He became Deputy Art Director in 1961, a position he held until 1970 when he left to be become Head of the School of Ceramics at Birmingham Polytechnic. During the 1950's he designed tableware, nursery ware, hotelware and some commemorative items.