Ceramics & Glass at Museum of Edinburgh Photos

The Museum of Edinburgh run by the City has a wide collection of ceramic and glass objects made by Edinburgh area industries.

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Museum of Edinburgh in heritage buildings on Royal Mile around Bakehouse Close. Edinburgh, Scotland.Wine glass with crest of Edinburgh lawyer John Hamilton at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Engraved glass jar found buried in demolished foundation stone of New Jail on High Street at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Glass butter dish by Caledonian Glassworks of Edinburgh at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Museum of Edinburgh in heritage buildings on Royal Mile around Bakehouse Close. Edinburgh, Scotland. Wine glass (prior to 1757) with crest of Edinburgh lawyer John Hamilton at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Engraved glass jar (1808) found buried in demolished foundation stone of New Jail on High Street at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Glass butter dish (c1815) by Caledonian Glassworks of Edinburgh at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Glass goblet engraved with Edinburgh coat of arms by unknown at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Glass goblet engraved with Balmoral Castle from Victorian era at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Glass decanter with cameo insets of Shakespeare & Byron at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Lithylin & Hyalith Glass developed in Bohemia marketed in Scotland as Jasper ware at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Glass goblet engraved with Edinburgh coat of arms (1844) by unknown at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Glass goblet engraved with Balmoral Castle from Victorian era at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Glass decanter with cameo insets of Shakespeare & Byron at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Lithylin & Hyalith Glass (1870-80s) developed in Bohemia marketed in Scotland as Jasper ware at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Press molded glass dish in shape of two hands by Holyrood Glass Works after license from New England Glass Co. of Mass. USA at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Press molded glass figures at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Glass vessels from Royal Wedding Service at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Glass pitcher engraved with deer by Ford family of Edinburgh at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Press molded glass dish in shape of two hands (c1875) by Holyrood Glass Works after license from New England Glass Co. of Mass. USA at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Press molded glass figures (1879) at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Glass vessels from Royal Wedding Service (1893) at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Glass pitcher engraved with deer (19th C) by Ford family of Edinburgh at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Iridescent glass Art Nouveau vase at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Engraved glass bowl so commemorate surrender of German Naval Fleet by William Ford Ranken made by Edinburgh & Leith Flint Glass Co. at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Glass goblet engraved with Edinburgh arms by Alison Geissler for Edinburgh Crystal at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.American Bicentennial Goblet by David Hammond for Edinburgh Crystal of Penicuik at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Iridescent glass Art Nouveau vase (c1880-90s) at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Engraved glass bowl so commemorate surrender of German Naval Fleet (c1919) by William Ford Ranken made by Edinburgh & Leith Flint Glass Co. at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Glass goblet engraved with Edinburgh arms (c1963) by Alison Geissler for Edinburgh Crystal at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.American Bicentennial Goblet (1976) by David Hammond for Edinburgh Crystal of Penicuik at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Send of glass goblets engraved with thistles at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Creamware jug with Masonic emblem attrib. East Coast Potteries at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Pearlware novelty pipe attrib. East Coast Potteries at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Earthenware pitcher decorated with fish by Charles Belfield & Co. of Prestonpans, Scotland at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Send of glass goblets engraved with thistles at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Creamware jug with Masonic emblem (c1790) attrib. East Coast Potteries at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Pearlware novelty pipe (c1815) attrib. East Coast Potteries at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Earthenware pitcher decorated with fish (late 19th C) by Charles Belfield & Co. of Prestonpans, Scotland at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Earthenware cabaret set by Charles Belfield & Co. of Prestonpans, Scotland at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Stoneware teapot in shape of bundle of twigs by Charles Belfield & Co. of Prestonpans, Scotland at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Porcelain cup by J&MP Bell aka The Glasgow Pottery at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Porcelain cup by J&MP B & Co. Ltd. aka The Glasgow Pottery at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Earthenware cabaret set (late 19th C) by Charles Belfield & Co. of Prestonpans, Scotland at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Stoneware teapot in shape of bundle of twigs (late 19th C) by Charles Belfield & Co. of Prestonpans, Scotland at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Porcelain cup by J&MP Bell aka The Glasgow Pottery at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Porcelain cup by J&MP B & Co. Ltd. aka The Glasgow Pottery at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Stoneware tapioca storage jar by W.A. Gray & Sons of Portobello, Scotland at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Stoneware bottles for ammonia & whiskey by A.W. Buchnan of Portobello, Scotland at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Stoneware Buttercup Dairy Co. covered vat by A.W. Buchnan of Portobello, Scotland at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Stoneware flagons & bottles by A.W. Buchnan of Portobello, Scotland at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Stoneware tapioca storage jar (late 19th C) by W.A. Gray & Sons of Portobello, Scotland at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Stoneware bottles for ammonia & whiskey (mid 20th C) by A.W. Buchnan of Portobello, Scotland at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Stoneware Buttercup Dairy Co. covered vat (20th C) by A.W. Buchnan of Portobello, Scotland at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Stoneware flagons & bottles (20th C) by A.W. Buchnan of Portobello, Scotland at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Collection of pottery from Kirkcaldy, Scotland at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Collection of pottery from Kirkcaldy, Scotland at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Earthenware Earlshall jug with rabbits marked Wemyss by Fife Pottery at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Earthenware carp tureen marked Wemyss Ware by Robert Heron & Son for Fife Pottery at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Collection of pottery from Kirkcaldy, Scotland (including Fife Pottery, Methven, & Wemyss Ware brands) at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Collection of pottery from Kirkcaldy, Scotland (including Fife Pottery, Methven, & Wemyss Ware brands) (early 20th C) at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Earthenware Earlshall jug with rabbits marked Wemyss (after 1914) by Fife Pottery at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Earthenware carp tureen marked Wemyss Ware (early 20th C) by Robert Heron & Son for Fife Pottery at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Earthenware goat by Robert Heron & Son for Fife Pottery of Gallatown at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Collection of Dunmore Pottery of Airth in Stirlingshire at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Earthenware tile with woman & animals of mustard glaze by Dunmore Pottery at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Earthenware tile with rabbits of yellow & red glazes by Dunmore Pottery at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Earthenware goat (c1840) by Robert Heron & Son for Fife Pottery of Gallatown at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Collection of Dunmore Pottery of Airth in Stirlingshire at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Earthenware tile with woman & animals of mustard glaze by Dunmore Pottery at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Earthenware tile with rabbits of yellow & red glazes by Dunmore Pottery at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Earthenware vase by Elizabeth Amour at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Porcelain coffee pot by Elizabeth Amour at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Stoneware Portovase funerary vases with spike to push into ground at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Coffee cup & saucer by Newhall factory of Staffordshire, England at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Earthenware vase (1915) by Elizabeth Amour at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Porcelain coffee pot (1920) by Elizabeth Amour at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Stoneware Portovase funerary vases with spike to push into ground (1920s) at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Coffee cup & saucer by Newhall factory of Staffordshire, England at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Porcelain bowl commemorating Edinburgh & Leith Shipping Co. at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Jug with image of George IV attrib. Cadell's Pottery of Prestonpans at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.James Braidwood firemaster of Edinburgh figurine by Staffordshire pottery at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Toby jugs representing World War I Allied leaders by Sir F. Carruthers Gould for Pottery-Wilkinson Ltd. at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Porcelain bowl (early 19th C) commemorating Edinburgh & Leith Shipping Co. at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Jug with image of George IV attrib. Cadell's Pottery of Prestonpans at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.James Braidwood firemaster of Edinburgh figurine (c1860) by Staffordshire pottery at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Toby jugs representing World War I Allied leaders (Woodrow Wilson, Louis Botha, Ferdinand Foch, Joseph Joffre) by Sir F. Carruthers Gould for Pottery-Wilkinson Ltd. at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Toby jugs representing World War I Allied leaders by Sir F. Carruthers Gould for Pottery-Wilkinson Ltd. at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Toby jugs representing World War I Allied leaders by Sir F. Carruthers Gould for Pottery-Wilkinson Ltd. at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.

Toby jugs representing World War I Allied leaders (John French, King George V, Douglas Haig) by Sir F. Carruthers Gould for Pottery-Wilkinson Ltd. at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.Toby jugs representing World War I Allied leaders (John Jellicoe, Herbert Kitchener, David Beatty, David Lloyd George) by Sir F. Carruthers Gould for Pottery-Wilkinson Ltd. at Museum of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.


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