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Sidewall, The Ilmore

This is a sidewall. It was manufactured by Arthur Sanderson & Sons, Ltd. and after Charles Francis Annesley Voysey. It is dated 1968 and we acquired it in 1970. Its medium is block-printed paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

Charles Francis Annesley Voysey’s wallpaper and textile designs were known references for painters working at the Rozenburg Pottery and Porcelain Factory in the Netherlands, whose designs can be seen in the case nearby. Voysey adapted nature into flat designs that appealed to biological and botanical interests of the era. Here, tulips and acanthus leaves are interlaced in a dynamic composition.

This object was donated by Arthur Sanderson & Sons, Ltd.. It is credited Gift of Arthur Sanderson & Sons, Ltd..

  • Vase
  • glazed and lustered earthenware.
  • Gift of Caroline Rennolds Milbank.
  • 2017-23-1

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (a): 90.5 × 55 cm (35 5/8 × 21 5/8 in.) H x W (b): 90.2 × 55.6 cm (35 1/2 × 21 7/8 in.) H x W (c): 92.4 × 55.6 cm (36 3/8 × 21 7/8 in.)

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Sidewall, The Ilmore; Manufactured by Arthur Sanderson & Sons, Ltd. (United Kingdom); England; block-printed paper; H x W x D (a): 90.5 × 55 cm (35 5/8 × 21 5/8 in.) H x W (b): 90.2 × 55.6 cm (35 1/2 × 21 7/8 in.) H x W (c): 92.4 × 55.6 cm (36 3/8 × 21 7/8 in.); Gift of Arthur Sanderson & Sons, Ltd.; 1970-1-16-a/c

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