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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Tile; tin-glazed earthenware; square; transfer-printed in red; a lady and gentleman in tartans dancing; rococo scroll border; signature; in gilt metal frame.

  • Producer name

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1760-1770 (circa)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Ware

  • Technique

  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

      • Inscription Content

        J. Sadler Liverpool
  • Curator's comments

    Compare with 1887,0307,E.196 Compare with 1887,0307,E.197

  • Bibliography

    • Hobson 1903 E170 (Fig.114) bibliographic details
    • Ray 1994 p.25, fig.B4-4 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Condition

    Crack from top to bottom restored - June 2006.

  • Conservation

    See treatments 

    Treatment date

    22 November 2010

    Reason for treatment


    Treatment proposal

    Wet clean


    Ceramic fragments with accumulated surface dirt. The dirt is oily and black in colour and normally only affects the side of the object uppermost in the drawer.

    Treatment details

    The ceramic sherds were wiped with acetone on cotton swabs. This process was repeated until no further dirt was removed.

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  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number


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