National Museum of Scotland - Scottish Ceramics Photos

The National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh displays ceramic decorative arts from Scotland & England.

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National Museum of Scotland new wing. Edinburgh, Scotland.Over Hailes mug by William Littler's West Pans Pottery of East Lothian, Scotland's first porcelain factory at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Success to the 3rd Regiment Fifeshire Local Militia earthenware mug at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Porcelain coffee pot with arms of Pringle of Stitchill, Roxburghshire by William Littler's West Pans Pottery of East Lothian, Scotland's first porcelain factory at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
National Museum of Scotland new wing (1998) (George IV Bridge at Chambers St.). Edinburgh, Scotland. Architect: Gordon Benson & Alan Forsyth.Over Hailes mug (c1770) by William Littler's West Pans Pottery of East Lothian, Scotland's first porcelain factory at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Success to the 3rd Regiment Fifeshire Local Militia earthenware mug at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Porcelain coffee pot with arms of Pringle of Stitchill, Roxburghshire (c1770) by William Littler's West Pans Pottery of East Lothian, Scotland's first porcelain factory at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Earthenware pitcher prob. from Liverpool, England with design of merchant ship Industry of Anstruther at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Earthenware jug inscribed Gardener's Society. Haddington by Rathbone's Pottery of Portobello near Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Earthenware jug with scene & verse from Allan Ramsay's poem Gentle Shepherd by Hamilton Watson & Co. at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Creamware jug with Patie & Roger of Allan Ramsay's Poem "Gentle Shepherd" illustrated by David Allan by Verreville Pottery & Glass of Finnieston on Clyde at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Earthenware pitcher (c1800) prob. from Liverpool, England with design of merchant ship Industry of Anstruther at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Earthenware jug inscribed Gardener's Society. Haddington (c1818) by Rathbone's Pottery of Portobello near Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Earthenware jug with scene & verse from Allan Ramsay's poem Gentle Shepherd (c1820s) by Hamilton Watson & Co. at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Creamware jug with Patie & Roger of Allan Ramsay's Poem "Gentle Shepherd" illustrated by David Allan (c1820) by Verreville Pottery & Glass of Finnieston on Clyde at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Porcelain jugs for Robert Moffat gardeners & with coat of arms by William Reid of Musselburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Earthenware punchbowl shows blacksmith scene to celebrate marriage of East Lothian smithy John Merylees to Janet Hill at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Earthenware punchbowl shows whaling ship inscribed "Success to Whale Fishers - George & Janet Thomson prob. by Thomas Rathbone's Pottery at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Tureen presented to Glasgow merchant Samuel Coulter by John Thomson, Annfield Pottery at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Porcelain jugs for Robert Moffat gardeners (1827) & with coat of arms (1822) by William Reid of Musselburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Earthenware punchbowl shows blacksmith scene to celebrate marriage of East Lothian smithy John Merylees to Janet Hill (c1815) at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Earthenware punchbowl shows whaling ship inscribed "Success to Whale Fishers - George & Janet Thomson (1825) prob. by Thomas Rathbone's Pottery at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Tureen presented to Glasgow merchant Samuel Coulter (1842) by John Thomson, Annfield Pottery at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Plates & coffee pot with printed patterns by two Bo'ness, Scotland potteries: James Jamieson & Co. & John Marshall & Co. at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Collection of plates & vessels by David Methven & Sons, Kirkcaldy Pottery at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Collection of Glasgow area pottery as far back as 1748 at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Ewer & washbowl with transfer printed Lady of the Lake image after Sir Walter Scott's poem by George Gordon's factory at Prestonpans at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Plates & coffee pot with printed patterns (mid 19th C) by two Bo'ness, Scotland potteries: James Jamieson & Co. & John Marshall & Co. at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Collection of plates & vessels (2nd half 19th C) by David Methven & Sons, Kirkcaldy Pottery at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Collection of Glasgow area pottery as far back as 1748 at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Ewer & washbowl with transfer printed Lady of the Lake image after Sir Walter Scott's poem (c1835-9) by George Gordon's factory at Prestonpans at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Salt-glazed stoneware water filter by Hugh Cornwall of Milne, Cornwall & Co. of Portobello at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Earthenware salt bucket by Caledonian Pottery of Townhead, Glasgow at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Salt bucket marking marriage prob. by Caledonian Pottery of Townhead, Glasgow at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Salt bucket with chicken figure by Cumnock Pottery at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Salt-glazed stoneware water filter (1837) by Hugh Cornwall of Milne, Cornwall & Co. of Portobello at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Earthenware salt (saut) bucket (c1850) by Caledonian Pottery of Townhead, Glasgow at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Salt bucket marking marriage (1854) prob. by Caledonian Pottery of Townhead, Glasgow at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Salt bucket with chicken figure (1871) by Cumnock Pottery at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Redware sgraffito kitchen bowl inscribed Mrs. Alex Arbroath prob. by Dryley's Potter of Montrose at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Porcelain dessert service pieces by J. & M.P. Bell & Co. of Glasgow at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Porcelain dessert service pieces by J. & M.P. Bell & Co. of Glasgow at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Plate advertising Drummond's Central China & Glass Warehouse, Glasgow at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Redware sgraffito kitchen bowl inscribed Mrs. Alex Arbroath (1865) prob. by Dryley's Potter of Montrose at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Porcelain dessert service pieces (1860s) by J. & M.P. Bell & Co. of Glasgow at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Porcelain dessert service pieces (1860s) by J. & M.P. Bell & Co. of Glasgow at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Plate (1881-2) advertising Drummond's Central China & Glass Warehouse, Glasgow at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Earthenware plate by Belfield & Co. of Prestonpans with mold inscribed 1830 at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Ceramic sunflower umbrella stand at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Lady Dunmore bowl & two moon toads based on Chinese designs by Peter Gardner's Dunmore Pottery at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Moon toad based on Chinese designs by Peter Gardner's Dunmore Pottery at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Earthenware plate (c1880) by Belfield & Co. of Prestonpans with mold inscribed 1830 at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Ceramic sunflower umbrella stand at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Lady Dunmore bowl & two moon toads based on Chinese designs (c1880s) by Peter Gardner's Dunmore Pottery at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Moon toad based on Chinese designs (c1880s) by Peter Gardner's Dunmore Pottery at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Agateware dishes by Seaton Pottery of Aberdeen at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Ceramic elephant inscribed Gather's Tobacco by Seaton Pottery of Aberdeen at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Tiled washstand with Wemyss Ware toilet set by Robert Heron's Fife Pottery of Kirkcaldy at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Wemyss style breakfast set by Karel Necola of Kirkcaldy at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Agateware dishes (c1890s) by Seaton Pottery of Aberdeen at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Ceramic elephant inscribed Gather's Tobacco (1902) by Seaton Pottery of Aberdeen at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Tiled washstand (c1890) with Wemyss Ware toilet set (c1895) by Robert Heron's Fife Pottery of Kirkcaldy at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Wemyss style breakfast set by Karel Necola of Kirkcaldy at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Robert Burns earthenware plaque at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Robert Burns porcelain saucer at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Robert Burns's Alloway cottage on earthenware cup by Clyde Pottery Co. Ltd. of Greenock at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Cup & saucer said to have belonged to Mrs. Agnes McLehose, who Robert Burns wrote to as Clarinda plus Tam O'Shanter & Souter Johnnie of Burns's poem by Dunmore Pottery at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Robert Burns earthenware plaque (late 19th C) at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Robert Burns porcelain saucer (late 19th C) at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Robert Burns's Alloway cottage on earthenware cup by Clyde Pottery Co. Ltd. of Greenock at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Cup & saucer said to have belonged to Mrs. Agnes McLehose, who Robert Burns wrote to as Clarinda plus Tam O'Shanter & Souter Johnnie of Burns's poem by Dunmore Pottery at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.

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