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  • Place of origin:

    Strasbourg (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1735-1748 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hannong's pottery factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware, painted in colours

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Stuart Gerald Davis

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 47, shelf 4 []

Physical description

In the form of a naturalistically modelled and painted melon, on a plate painted in grand feu colours with 'India' flowers and insects

Place of Origin

Strasbourg (made)


ca. 1735-1748 (made)


Hannong's pottery factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware, painted in colours

Marks and inscriptions

'kg' painted in grey-green

Descriptive line

Tureen with fixed stand and cover, made by Hannong's pottery factory, Strasbourg, about 1735-1748

Labels and date

Gallery 128 Decant 2003

Possibly intended for serving sugar during the dessert course. [07/06/2004]

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Insects; Melon


Ceramics; Earthenware; Food vessels & Tableware


Ceramics Collection

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