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Tureen with lid

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made in Glasgow

Postcard of Tureen with lid.
000-190-004-129-C
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Tureen with lid

This transfer-printed earthenware tureen with lid was made by the Glasgow potters, J. & M.P.Bell & Company. It dates from between 1842 and 1880.

The pattern is called 'TRIUMPHAL CAR'. The tureen interior and lid are decorated with classical scenes which include chariots and horses. The base is inscribed 'TRIUMPHAL CAR' above the initials 'J & M P B & Co'.

This was one of Bell's most popular and enduring patterns and was made in a number of different versions.


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Online ID: 000-190-004-129-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.MEK 145 B
Date: 1842 - 1880
1842 - 1880
Between 1842 and 1880
Material: Bue and white transfer-printed earthenware
Bue and white transfer-printed earthenware. Inscription: TRIUMPHAL CAR / J & M P B & Co
Dimensions: 112 mm H x 230 mm D
70 mm H x 280 mm D (rim) x 180 mm D (foot)
What: Tureen
Tureen / cover
Subject: Post-medieval pottery and porcelain (NMAS Classification)
Post-medieval pottery and porcelain (NMAS Classification)
Who: J. and M.P. Bell and Co. (Maker)
J. and M.P. Bell and Company (Maker)
Where: Scotland, Lanarkshire, Glasgow
Scotland, Lanarkshire, Glasgow
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Description: Tureen of blue and white transfer-printed earthenware, decorated with classical scenes on the sides and inscribed on the base, by J. and M.P. Bell and Company, Glasgow, 1842 - 1880
Tureen cover of blue and white transfer-printed earthenware, with a bud-shaped knop, decorated with white flowers on a blue ground, made by J. and M.P. Bell and Company, Glasgow, 1842 - 1880
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