Wedgwood plate, showing mother rolling pastry, and child carrying a pie, with animals and other designs in the margin. The word ‘pastry’ appears below the central image. Around the side is a motto: ‘Enough means health, more – disease’....
Fragment of a plate made by T. G. and F. Booth of Church Bank Pottery, Tunstall, Staffordshire, between 1883 and 1891, using one of their patterns called ‘Indian Ornament’
Various fragments of tableware with printed patterns or colouring in shades of blue.
Fragments of transfer-printed and painted tableware.
Broken plate with brown transfer-printed floral pattern and decorative border.
Cheap ceramic saucers – lightly decorated. Broken and discarded in Great Yarmouth.
Bottle glass, blue and white transfer-printed serving dishes, drinking glasses (fragmentary), broken ‘Hamilton’ bottles (bottom right corner), cut glass tumblers (above the ‘Hamiltons’), and a medicine bottle above them. All discarded at...
Assorted rubbish from the rectory, discarded in the 1870s. The reddish glazed pottery fragments, centre right, are from utilitarian mixing bowls made of local earthenware (redware) and finished with a lead glaze. This sort of ware was produced until the middle years...
Chipped plain white ceramic plate from a dolls’ house or dolls’ tea set. The underside is shown in the photo. Found amid ash and domestic refuse of the 1890s.
Part of a large serving dish, with transfer-printed light blue floral and scroll pattern. Discarded with old and worn crockery after the death of Mary Everett in 1908.
Dolls’ crockery including pots, lids, a plate, and tea cups.
‘Cocoa rooms’ were the successor to ‘coffee palaces’, offering good, cheap refreshments; and the company Lockhart’s ran almost the Victorian equivalent to a modern chain of coffee shops, with outlets across London. Plates, cups and mugs...
The rim of a small plate, transfer-printed in brown with assorted decoration.
Fragments of two moulded green majolica plates, for fruit/ dessert. c. 1860s/70s, decorated with strawberry plants, stippling and basketwork designs.
Assorted crockery from the rectory at Hempstead, including pottery and porcelain, some hand-painted, some transfer-printed, from the kitchen, dining room, bathroom and bedroom.