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Dish

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made at Prestonpans, East Lothian

Postcard of Dish.
000-180-000-364-C
© National Museums Scotland

Dish

This shell-shaped dish was made at Belfield's at Prestonpans in East Lothian. It dates from the late 19th century.

The dish stem is formed from three fish on a circular base.

Belfield's Pottery was established by Charles Belfield in the mid-1830s. By the mid-19th century the pottery was employing between 20 and 40 people. The business remained a family concern and continued until the mid-20th century. Belfield's is best known for high quality earthenware, particularly its Rockingham teapots and coffee pots, maiolica ware and everyday kitchen ware.


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Online ID: 000-180-000-364-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0504: National Museums Scotland Part 2
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.1995.15
Date: Late 19th century
Material: Ceramic, mauve and brown. Inscription: Bellfield, Prestonpans
Dimensions: 185 mm H x 280 mm rim D x 220 mm base D
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Subject:
Who: Bellfield Pottery, Prestonpans (Maker)
Iris Fox Collection (Collector)
Where: Scotland, East Lothian, Prestonpans
Event:
Description: Mauve and brown shell dish on stem of three grotesque fish on a circular base, by the Bellfield Pottery, Prestonpans
References:
  • George Dalgleish (ed), Pots at the 'Pans: The Potteries of Prestonpans, Musselburgh and Portobello. Scottish Mining Museum, 1990 
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