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"Crockery: A Journey Through Time and Culture" Step into the enchanting world of crockery, where history, art, and tradition intertwine

Background imageCrockery Collection: The Tea Table, Harold Harvey (1874-1941)

The Tea Table, Harold Harvey (1874-1941)
Oil painting on canvas, Newlyn School, 1920. The painting shows a mealtime scene around the kitchen table. A traditional Cornish range is pictured in the background

Background imageCrockery Collection: Last Conversation between St. Benedict and St. Scholastica, 15th century (fresco)

Last Conversation between St. Benedict and St. Scholastica, 15th century (fresco)
LRI4690611 Last Conversation between St. Benedict and St. Scholastica, 15th century (fresco) by Umbrian School, (15th century); Monastero di San Benedetto (Santuario Sacro Spero), Subiaco, Rome

Background imageCrockery Collection: Saint Bonaventure (San Bonaventura) (1217-1274) receiving the purple cardinalice A high

Saint Bonaventure (San Bonaventura) (1217-1274) receiving the purple cardinalice A high
JLJ4600203 Saint Bonaventure (San Bonaventura) (1217-1274) receiving the purple cardinalice A high official of the Vatican brings the cardinals bar to the monk occupies the menagery activities in

Background imageCrockery Collection: Typical clay pot, tajine, for cooking traditional Moroccan meals, mud-brick village of Anammer

Typical clay pot, tajine, for cooking traditional Moroccan meals, mud-brick village of Anammer, Ourika Valley, Atlas Mountains, Anammer, Marrakech-Tensift-Al Haouz, Morocco

Background imageCrockery Collection: Swedish Peasant Interior

Swedish Peasant Interior
Swedish peasant interior, with tapestries, ornamental crockery, decorated chests, a loom, a grandfather clock and a cat

Background imageCrockery Collection: Kazakh yurt in cross section, Kazakhstan

Kazakh yurt in cross section, Kazakhstan
Kazakh yurt in cross section with ornaments. A cauldron for cooking is in the middle, with storage chests, furniture, crockery and kitchenware. 20th century

Background imageCrockery Collection: Advertising poster for the London to Vichy Pullman express train, 1927 (colour lithograph)

Advertising poster for the London to Vichy Pullman express train, 1927 (colour lithograph)
1198038 Advertising poster for the London to Vichy Pullman express train, 1927 (colour lithograph) by Chaurand-Naurac, Jean Raoul (1878-1948)

Background imageCrockery Collection: The Pasta Eater, 19th century (oil on canvas)

The Pasta Eater, 19th century (oil on canvas)
LRI4628852 The Pasta Eater, 19th century (oil on canvas) by Italian School, (19th century); Museo Nazionale delle Paste Alimentari, Fondazione Agnesi, Rome, Italy; Luisa Ricciarini; Italian

Background imageCrockery Collection: Bull In A China Shop

Bull In A China Shop
5th July 1950: An Ayrshire bull causing havoc in the midst of wrecked china for the filming of a scene on the China industry at Hayeswood Farm, Madresfield, Worcestershire

Background imageCrockery Collection: Israel, Jerusalem, Old City, souvenir plates

Israel, Jerusalem, Old City, souvenir plates

Background imageCrockery Collection: Beef burgers, hamburgers, on barbecue

Beef burgers, hamburgers, on barbecue

Background imageCrockery Collection: Tea cup and saucer

Tea cup and saucer
Glazed porcelain tea cup, from a childs part tea-service, decorated with a painted band of flowers on an orange ground. Retailed in Australia c.1925-1935. Acquired from the original owner

Background imageCrockery Collection: A Bull in a China Shop, 1808

A Bull in a China Shop, 1808
A Bull in a China Shop, pub. 1808 (hand colured engraving)

Background imageCrockery Collection: Raw pork roulade in a net on a porcelain plate

Raw pork roulade in a net on a porcelain plate

Background imageCrockery Collection: Poster advertising the Palace Hotel at St. Moritz, 1921 (colour lithograph)

Poster advertising the Palace Hotel at St. Moritz, 1921 (colour lithograph)
1197947 Poster advertising the Palace Hotel at St. Moritz, 1921 (colour lithograph) by Cardinaux, Emil (1877-1936); 127x90 cm; Private Collection; Photo eChristies Images; Swiss, out of copyright

Background imageCrockery Collection: The Still Life kitchen table of a fruit basket poses on a table

The Still Life kitchen table of a fruit basket poses on a table
JLJ4653450 The Still Life kitchen table of a fruit basket poses on a table. Painting by Paul Cezanne (1839-1906) 1888 Sun

Background imageCrockery Collection: Japanese Art, Bowl of Pottery of Kioto, 19th Century

Japanese Art, Bowl of Pottery of Kioto, 19th Century
Vintage engraving of Japanese Art, Bowl of Pottery of Kioto, 19th Century

Background imageCrockery Collection: Girton College

Girton College
circa 1905: Students dining in Girton College at Cambridge University. The college was founded in 1869 and was the first college for female undergraduates

Background imageCrockery Collection: Ceramic figure of sleeping dog from Mexico

Ceramic figure of sleeping dog from Mexico
Teotihuacan civilization, Mexico, 6th-9th century. Ceramic figure of sleeping dog

Background imageCrockery Collection: Elderly woman in front of a Welsh dresser, Mid Wales

Elderly woman in front of a Welsh dresser, Mid Wales
An elderly woman in Victorian style costume sitting in front of a Welsh dresser, Mid Wales. The dresser contains family photographs and crockery

Background imageCrockery Collection: Teapot, Burslem, c. 1790. Creator: Wedgwood

Teapot, Burslem, c. 1790. Creator: Wedgwood
Teapot, Burslem, c. 1790

Background imageCrockery Collection: St. Jamess Square: Wedgwood and Byerley Showroom, York Street

St. Jamess Square: Wedgwood and Byerley Showroom, York Street
GHL16918 St. Jamess Square: Wedgwood and Byerley Showroom, York Street by Ackermann, Rudolph (1764-1834); London Metropolitan Archives, City of London; (add.info.: St)

Background imageCrockery Collection: A Name day - Brate, Fanny (1861-1940) - 1902 - Oil on canvas - 88x110 - Nationalmuseum

A Name day - Brate, Fanny (1861-1940) - 1902 - Oil on canvas - 88x110 - Nationalmuseum
FIA5399105 A Name day - Brate, Fanny (1861-1940) - 1902 - Oil on canvas - 88x110 - Nationalmuseum Stockholm by Brate, Fanny (1861-1940); National Museum, Stockholm

Background imageCrockery Collection: The town rat and the field rat. Fables by Jean de La Fontaine (1621-95)

The town rat and the field rat. Fables by Jean de La Fontaine (1621-95)
XEE4179921 The town rat and the field rat. Fables by Jean de La Fontaine (1621-95).Illustration of the end of the 19th century

Background imageCrockery Collection: Village of Taormina. Sicily. Italy

Village of Taormina. Sicily. Italy

Background imageCrockery Collection: Syntax Star-Gazing

Syntax Star-Gazing
Dr Syntax shows a lady the stars through a telescope, while the butler trips over a dog on the stairs and drops his tray of crockery

Background imageCrockery Collection: Attic Black-Figure Skyphos, 500-520, 6th Century, terracotta

Attic Black-Figure Skyphos, 500-520, 6th Century, terracotta
3612877 Attic Black-Figure Skyphos, 500-520, 6th Century, terracotta; Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Taranto, Apuglia, Italy; (add.info)

Background imageCrockery Collection: Esau selling His Birthright, 1627. Creator: Hendrick ter Brugghen

Esau selling His Birthright, 1627. Creator: Hendrick ter Brugghen
Esau selling His Birthright, 1627.

Background imageCrockery Collection: Still Life with Chinese Dish. Rummer, Knife, Bread and Fruit, 1650. Creator: Jan Jansz van de Velde

Still Life with Chinese Dish. Rummer, Knife, Bread and Fruit, 1650. Creator: Jan Jansz van de Velde
Still Life with Chinese Dish. Rummer, Knife, Bread and Fruit, 1650.

Background imageCrockery Collection: Bottle and Fruit-Dish, 1919. Creator: Juan Gris

Bottle and Fruit-Dish, 1919. Creator: Juan Gris
Bottle and Fruit-Dish, 1919.

Background imageCrockery Collection: Plate, 1840. Creator: Unknown

Plate, 1840. Creator: Unknown
Plate, 1840. Decorated plates like this one were probably intended as collectors' items or demonstration pieces, rather than for use in a dinner service.

Background imageCrockery Collection: Apples In A Dish, 1883. Creator: Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Apples In A Dish, 1883. Creator: Pierre-Auguste Renoir
Apples In A Dish, 1883.

Background imageCrockery Collection: Octagonal Plate From The George Washington Memorial Service, c1800. Creator: Unknown

Octagonal Plate From The George Washington Memorial Service, c1800. Creator: Unknown
Octagonal Plate From The George Washington Memorial Service, c1800.

Background imageCrockery Collection: Shakspeare salver and jug, 1864. Creator: Unknown

Shakspeare salver and jug, 1864. Creator: Unknown
Shakspeare salver and jug, 1864. Commemoration of the Tercentenary of Shakespeare's birth. 'The ale jug and salver, manufactured by Messrs

Background imageCrockery Collection: A Vincennes Two-Handled Circular Tureen, Cover & Stand, c.1750 (porcelain)

A Vincennes Two-Handled Circular Tureen, Cover & Stand, c.1750 (porcelain)
8701653 A Vincennes Two-Handled Circular Tureen, Cover & Stand, c.1750 (porcelain) by French School, (18th century); stand width: 42 cm; Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageCrockery Collection: A Vincennes Two-Handled Circular Tureen, Cover & Stand, c.1750 (porcelain)

A Vincennes Two-Handled Circular Tureen, Cover & Stand, c.1750 (porcelain)
8701650 A Vincennes Two-Handled Circular Tureen, Cover & Stand, c.1750 (porcelain) by French School, (18th century); stand width: 42 cm; Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageCrockery Collection: A Vincennes Two-Handled Circular Tureen, Cover & Stand, c.1750 (porcelain)

A Vincennes Two-Handled Circular Tureen, Cover & Stand, c.1750 (porcelain)
8701649 A Vincennes Two-Handled Circular Tureen, Cover & Stand, c.1750 (porcelain) by French School, (18th century); stand width: 42 cm; Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageCrockery Collection: A Vincennes Two-Handled Circular Tureen, Cover & Stand, c.1750 (porcelain)

A Vincennes Two-Handled Circular Tureen, Cover & Stand, c.1750 (porcelain)
8701648 A Vincennes Two-Handled Circular Tureen, Cover & Stand, c.1750 (porcelain) by French School, (18th century); stand width: 42 cm; Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageCrockery Collection: Tureen with lid and stand, c.1840 (earthenware)

Tureen with lid and stand, c.1840 (earthenware)
7295748 Tureen with lid and stand, c.1840 (earthenware); 28.5x40x28 cm; National Maritime Museum, London, UK; (add.info.: A two-handled soup tureen)

Background imageCrockery Collection: Plate. Raised front view, c.1840 (earthenware)

Plate. Raised front view, c.1840 (earthenware)
7295746 Plate. Raised front view, c.1840 (earthenware); 3x27 cm; National Maritime Museum, London, UK; (add.info.: Dinner plate of the Arctic Scenery pattern)

Background imageCrockery Collection: Tureen in Arctic Scenery pattern, c.1840 (earthenware)

Tureen in Arctic Scenery pattern, c.1840 (earthenware)
7295379 Tureen in Arctic Scenery pattern, c.1840 (earthenware); 17x22x17.5 cm; National Maritime Museum, London, UK; (add.info)

Background imageCrockery Collection: Tureen and cover in Arctic Scenery pattern, c.1840 (earthenware)

Tureen and cover in Arctic Scenery pattern, c.1840 (earthenware)
7295371 Tureen and cover in Arctic Scenery pattern, c.1840 (earthenware); 16x31.5x24 cm; National Maritime Museum, London, UK; (add.info.: A tureen and cover in Arctic Scenery pattern)

Background imageCrockery Collection: Chinese export porcelain bowl which belonged to Captain James Cook (1728-1779)

Chinese export porcelain bowl which belonged to Captain James Cook (1728-1779) and his wife Elizabeth
7295344 Chinese export porcelain bowl which belonged to Captain James Cook (1728-1779) and his wife Elizabeth, c.1770 (porcelain); 9x20 cm; National Maritime Museum, London

Background imageCrockery Collection: Pedestalled cup, Vasilike mottled ware, circa 2700 BC -2200 BC (clay, pigment)

Pedestalled cup, Vasilike mottled ware, circa 2700 BC -2200 BC (clay, pigment)
7309997 Pedestalled cup, Vasilike mottled ware, circa 2700 BC -2200 BC (clay, pigment); 8.8 cm; Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford, UK; (add.info.: Display: clay, pigment); © Ashmolean Museum

Background imageCrockery Collection: Assiette decorative avec le portrait d'un homme. Ceramique de Castel, 1500

Assiette decorative avec le portrait d'un homme. Ceramique de Castel, 1500, peinte par Giovanni Maria
AIS5381377 Assiette decorative avec le portrait d'un homme. Ceramique de Castel, 1500, peinte par Giovanni Maria. Musee Victoria et Albert, Londres (Angleterre).; © Iberfoto

Background imageCrockery Collection: Still Life with Peanuts 1890 (Oil on canvas)

Still Life with Peanuts 1890 (Oil on canvas)
8766576 Still Life with Peanuts 1890 (Oil on canvas) by Decker, Joseph (1853-1924); 35.6x22.9 cm; High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; © High Museum of Art

Background imageCrockery Collection: Iran: Minai cup representing Vahram V Gour (the onager) (or Bahram Gur)

Iran: Minai cup representing Vahram V Gour (the onager) (or Bahram Gur), Sassanid king of Persia on a camel
BEN5464268 Iran: Minai cup representing Vahram V Gour (the onager) (or Bahram Gur), Sassanid king of Persia on a camel. 13th century ceramic



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"Crockery: A Journey Through Time and Culture" Step into the enchanting world of crockery, where history, art, and tradition intertwine. From The Tea Table by Harold Harvey to Saint Bonaventure receiving the purple cardinalice, these captivating glimpses transport us to different eras and places. Imagine yourself in the mud-brick village of Anammer in Morocco's Ourika Valley, surrounded by typical clay pots known as tajines used for cooking traditional Moroccan meals. The Swedish Peasant Interior takes us inside a cozy home adorned with charming crockery pieces that reflect simplicity and rustic beauty. Traveling further east to Jerusalem's Old City, we encounter souvenir plates showcasing Israel's rich heritage. These plates become not just decorative items but also windows into a culture steeped in history. Meanwhile, Romanian traditional ceramic plates from Horezu area invite us to explore Romania's artistic craftsmanship. Artistic expressions continue with The Pasta Eater painting capturing a moment frozen in time on canvas. In contrast, Last Conversation between St. Benedict and St. Scholastica transports us back centuries through its intricate fresco depicting an important historical event. The Still Life kitchen table presents a delightful scene where a fruit basket poses gracefully on crockery surfaces—a testament to how everyday objects can be elevated through artistry. And who could forget the humorous saying "A Bull in a China Shop, " reminding us of the delicate nature of crockery? Girton College showcases how even educational institutions embrace crockery as part of their traditions and identity—perhaps symbolizing unity or shared experiences among students past and present. Finally, our culinary journey concludes with raw pork roulade presented on porcelain plates—an exquisite combination of food presentation and fine dining experience. Crockery is more than just functional vessels; it embodies stories passed down through generations while serving as canvases for artists' imagination.