" /> Printed British Pottery & Porcelain | Punchbowl
National Museums Liverpool

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The outside has the main print on the inside repeated, and a second masonic print, probably from an engraved plate by Evans.


The other two prints on the outside are groups of figures in landscape without Masonic reference. One may be derived from "Miss Nancy Dawson dancing the Hornpipe" which was used on tiles in the early 1760s (Anthony Ray, Liverpool Printed Tiles, 1994, no. B4-3).


Shape Type: Miscellaneous

Pattern Type: Commemorative, Heraldic and Historical Events

Date: c. 1765-1775


  • Diameter: 8.43 in (21.40 cm)
  • Height: 3.74 in (9.50 cm)

Maker: Josiah Wedgwood

Engraver: Jeremiah Evans

Printer: John Sadler and Guy Green


Wedgwood creamware bowl printed in black in Liverpool by Sadler and Green with Masonic and other prints, together with the inscription A HEART THAT CONCEALS/AND A TONGUE THAT NEVER REVEALS. The Masonic prints are in the style of the engraver Jeremiah Evans. Evans was himself a Mason, and the engraving for a certificate issued by the Sea Captains' Lodge in Liverpool is signed "Bro....