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94/157/1 Bowl, porcelain, designed by Lucie Shorter, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, for Doulton & Co Ltd, Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, 1918. Click to enlarge.

Lucie Shorer porcelain bowl for Royal Doulton

Designed
Bowl, porcelain, d. Lulu Shorter, Doulton & Co Ltd, Burslem, England, 1918. Bowl, porcelain, circular with a low footrim and steeply rounded sides rising from a braod shallow well to a slightly everted scalloped rim. The bowl is clear glazed and the interior decorated over the glaze (against the white reserve) with an elaborate border pattern transfer printed in onglaze gilt. The pattern is of open flannel flowers and flannel flower buds interwoven with rococo scrollwork between three evenly spaced rococo cartouches each featuring two flannel flowers side by side, The design is hand finished with onglaze pale green enamel detail to the flowers and a fine green band running through the border pattern above the reserved well. The rim is gilt.

Summary

Object No.

94/157/1

Object Statement

Bowl, porcelain, designed by Lucie Shorter, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, for Doulton & Co Ltd, Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, 1918

Physical Description

Bowl, porcelain, d. Lulu Shorter, Doulton & Co Ltd, Burslem, England, 1918. Bowl, porcelain, circular with a low footrim and steeply rounded sides rising from a braod shallow well to a slightly everted scalloped rim. The bowl is clear glazed and the interior decorated over the glaze (against the white reserve) with an elaborate border pattern transfer printed in onglaze gilt. The pattern is of open flannel flowers and flannel flower buds interwoven with rococo scrollwork between three evenly spaced rococo cartouches each featuring two flannel flowers side by side, The design is hand finished with onglaze pale green enamel detail to the flowers and a fine green band running through the border pattern above the reserved well. The rim is gilt.

Marks

Various marks under the base: 1) Impressed mark "[8-18]" (= bowl blank made August 1918) ; 2) Standard printed "Royal Doulton England" mark under glaze in green (Godden type 1333) ; 3) Painted mark "Lulu / Rd No 579770" onglaze in gilt ; 4) Painted mark "N138886 / E8403" onglaze in black ; 5) Paper sticker marked "Mrs S Hughes / `Glenaeon' / 155-207 Forest Way / Belrose NSW 2085 / Australia / (02) 450 1174" adhered under the base.

Dimensions

Height

50 mm

Width

236 mm

Depth

236 mm

Production

Notes

The design was prepared in 1908 and applied to Doulton earthenwares and bone china from about 1912 to [1919].

Impressed mark "[8-18]" under the base is a Royal Doulton date mark. Indicates bowl blank was made in August 1918.

History

Notes

Owned by the donor's family since it was purchased in Sydney. Date of original purchase unknown.

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Sheila Hughes, 1994

Acquisition Date

5 July 1994

Cite this Object

Harvard

Lucie Shorer porcelain bowl for Royal Doulton 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 7 March 2021, <https://ma.as/139041>

Wikipedia

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