Pitcher in "Ontario Lake Scenery" pattern - ROM2006_6958_1

ROM2006_6958_1

Pitcher in "Ontario Lake Scenery" pattern

Maker: Joseph Heath (English, active 1845-1853)
Medium:White earthenware with underglaze transfer-printed decoration
Geography: Tunstall, Staffordshire, England
Date: c. 1850
Dimensions:
31.6 (height) x 19.8 (width) x 12 (depth) cm
Object number: 2001.165.23
Credit Line: Gift of John Yaremko Q.C. and Mary A. Yaremko; Certified by Canadian Cultural Property Export Review Board under the terms of the Cultural Property Export and Import Act. Attestée par la Commission canadienne d'examen des exportations de biens culturels en vertu de la Loi sur L'Exportation et L'Importation de Biens Culturels.
On view
Gallery Location:Sigmund Samuel Gallery of Canada
DescriptionThe “Ontario Lake Scenery” pattern consists of one scene which is purely fanciful. To quote the late Elizabeth Collard, Canadian pottery authority: “It earns its place among the potters’ views of Canada by virtue of its name, not its reality.”
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