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Sugar Bowl by J. Palin Thorley, 1930-1987

 Item
Identifier: id228900
Scope and Contents Silver luster ceramic sugar bowl. Silver background with Dogwood flower and leaf pattern in cream color. Silver ring on the interior. Signed "Palin Thorley Williamsburg" in red on the bottom. Part of a sugar bowl and creamer set. Designed and made by J. Palin Thorley. Signed " Palin Thorley Williamsburg, V." PT867-a,b. Dimensions: Bowl 2 3/16"H x 3 3/4" dia. ; creamer 3 3/8" H x 3 15/16" W x 3" dia. Excellent condition. Transferred from the J. Palin Thorley Papers (Mss1996.62.). Image available...

Creamer by J. Palin Thorley, 1930-1987

 Item
Identifier: id82047
Scope and Contents Silver luster ceramic creamer. Silver background with Dogwood flower and leaf pattern in cream color. Signed "Palin Thorley Williamsburg" on the bottom in red. Part of a sugar bowl and creamer set. Designed and made by J. Palin Thorley. Signed " Palin Thorley Williamsburg, V." PT867-a,b. Dimensions: Bowl 2 3/16"H x 3 3/4" dia. ; creamer 3 3/8" H x 3 15/16" W x 3" dia. Excellent condition. Transferred from the J. Palin Thorley Papers (Mss1996.62.). Images available at...

J. Palin Thorley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00076
Scope and Contents The papers of J. Palin Thorley contain personal and business papers, legal and financial papers, photographs, studio notes, drawings and sketches, ceramics, and artifacts. Joseph Palin Thorley was an internationally known potter who supplied the Craft House museum shop with reproductions of eighteenth-century antiques from Colonial Williamsburg’s collection. The collection largely relates to Thorley's pottery work and business, documenting his creative and scholarly process. For an enhanced...

Globular Pink Lustre Vase, circa 1950-1970

 Item
Identifier: id86337
Scope and Contents Globular pink lustre vase. Gloss cream base color with decorative pink lustre stems, leaves and flowers. "Palin Thorley, Williamsburg, Virginia" maker's mark on base in black. USA, Williamsburg, 1950-1970 J. Palin Thorley. Dimensions: 4 7/8" high x 2 1/2" diameter. J. Palin Thorley design and execution. Image available at http://www.flickr.com/photos/scrc/12225698654. Transferred from the J. Palin Thorley Papers (Mss Acc 1996.62); original label Austin PT 037. Located in T&E S6, SS3, Box 3....

Jug, "Thorley Jug", Pottery

 Item
Identifier: id92344
Scope and Contents Pottery jug ("Thorley Jug") made in Ohio 1940 - 1950 by Hall China Co. - design by Palin Thorley. Small white pitcher-type design with gold lustre snowflake-like decorative band around body ~ 1 1/2" below top rim. Ornate, angular handle. On bottom: "Hall, Made in USA. 1540". See also J. Palin Thorley Papers. PT 807. Condition: excellent. Dimensions: Body only - 5" maximum diameter, 5" high. Body plus handle and spout (overall) - 6 1/2" x 5" x 5 1/2" high. Image available at...

Block Mold for Globular Vase, circa 1950-1970

 Item
Identifier: id86338
Scope and Contents Plaster of Paris block mold for globular vase (1997.24.04a). USA, Williamsburg, 1950-1970, J. Palin Thorley. Dimensions: 5 1/2" high x 2 15/16" diameter. Design and execution by J. Palin Thorley. Transferred from the J. Palin Thorley Papers (Mss Acc. 1996.62); original label Austin PT 313. Image available at http://www.flickr.com/photos/scrc/12225286955. Located in T&E S6, SS3, Box 3. Mss 1997.24.04b

Mug, silver resist lustre, pottery.

 Item
Identifier: id92346
Scope and Contents Pottery mug with silver luster glaze and resist pattern made in Williamsburg, USA, 1950 - 1970 by J. Palin Thorley. Silver lustre over resisted tan ground featuring a grape vine pattern around top 2 1/4" of body. "Palin Thorley Williamsburg, VA" on bottom. See also J. Palin Thorley Papers. PT061. Dimensions: 3 3/8" diameter x 4 1/2" high. The handle is 1/2" wide and extends 1 3/8" from body. Condition excellent. Image available at https://www.flickr.com/photos/scrc/13292450515. Located in...

Vase, five finger, copper lustre, pottery.

 Item
Identifier: id92347
Scope and Contents Pottery copper lustre five finger vase made in Williamsburg, USA, 1950 - 1970 by J. Palin Thorley. A five finger pottery vase with copper lustre glaze having blue and light green highlights on vegetal details. Dark green band around base. "Palin Thorley, Williamsburg, Virginia" on bottom. See also J. Palin Thorley Papers. PT 355. Dimensions: Base 3 1/4" square; vase overall 7 1'4" wide x 3 1/4" front to back x 7" high. Condition excellent. Images available at...

J. Palin Thorley plates, dishes, and bowls

 Series
Identifier: id216508
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Artifacts originally created primarily for decorative purposes. Decorative articles may have a secondary functional use, such as a plate, but their intended use is for display. Decorative ornaments used for special occasions are included in Holiday Objects and Party Accessories. Note: Terms from Art also may be used, as appropriate.

J. Palin Thorley Pots and Vases

 Series
Identifier: id218100
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Artifacts originally created primarily for decorative purposes. Decorative articles may have a secondary functional use, such as a plate, but their intended use is for display. Decorative ornaments used for special occasions are included in Holiday Objects and Party Accessories. Note: Terms from Art also may be used, as appropriate.