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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery


ca. 1755-1758 (made)
Place of origin

Plate of soft-paste porcelain, painted with acanthus spinosus.

Object details
Object type
Materials and techniques
Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels
Brief description
Plate of soft-paste porcelain painted with acanthus spinosus, Chelsea Porcelain factory, Chelsea, ca. 1755-1758.
Physical description
Plate of soft-paste porcelain, painted with acanthus spinosus.
  • Height: 3.5cm
  • Diameter: 21.7cm
Credit line
Given by Mr. H. E. Backer
Object history
The plate is copied from an illustration in Philip Miller's Figures of Plants, 1750.
Subjects depicted
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Record createdMay 25, 2005
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