The Artistic Home

British art pottery from the Ian and Rita Smythe Collection

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  • Opening on Thursday, 8 December 2022

  • Free

Displaying art pottery was key to creating a fashionable, 'artistic' home in the late 1800s. This display showcases the creativity and innovation of British art potteries and their artists, many of them women, who painted and decorated wares by hand.

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The Artistic Home

Background image: Charger, painted by Rebecca Coleman, made by Minton Art Pottery, 1871 – 75, London, England. Museum no. C.79-2018. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London