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Eric Ravilious

Alphabet nursery-ware mugs

Details

Artist

Eric Ravilious

Title

Alphabet nursery-ware mugs

Date

1937

Medium

Wedgwood transfer-printed cream earthenware

Reference

CVCSC:0255.5.F

Collection

Marx-Lambert

Status

On Display

These nursery-ware mugs display Ravilious' preference for multiple motifs. Each letter is represented by an appropriate symbol, from A for Aeroplane to Z for Zeppelin. Eric Ravilious was introduced to the Wedgwood company in 1935. He designed commemorative ware, patterns for dinnerware and nurseryware.

Eric Ravilious Alphabet nursery-ware mugs 1937 © Compton Verney

Eric Ravilious Alphabet nursery-ware mugs 1937 © Compton Verney