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Knife handle

Knife handle

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Minton (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Parian porcelain

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Henry Cole, Esq. C.B.

  • Museum number:

    208-1854

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 19, shelf 4

Physical description

Parian porcelain knife handle in the form of a cupid standing on a dolphin.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Minton (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Parian porcelain

Dimensions

Length: 3.87 in Taken from Register

Object history note

Part of the Summerly Art Manufactures, 1847

Descriptive line

Parian porcelain knife handle in the form of a cupid standing on a dolphin, Minton & Co., England, 19th century

Materials

Porcelain

Subjects depicted

Dolphin; Cupid

Categories

Ceramics; Parian ware; Tableware & cutlery; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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