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Vase

Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Worcester (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1820 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Barr, Flight & Barr (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Herbert Allen

  • Museum number:

    C.461A-1935

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 15, shelf 7

Physical description

Vase of porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. Beaker-shaped and with two small handles in the form of coiled gilt serpents, a row of beads round the cover, and a square plinth. On one side, reserved on a wide pale greenish-blue ground, is an eight-sided panel painted with a girl carrying a pitcher and with a flock of sheep behind her in a mountainous landscape.

Place of Origin

Worcester (made)

Date

ca. 1820 (made)

Artist/maker

Barr, Flight & Barr (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

'Flight Barr & Barr Royal Porcelain Works Worcester London House Coventry Street'
In red

'FBB' under a crown
Impressed

Dimensions

Height: 10.8 cm

Object history note

One of a pair with C.461-1935. Formerly in the collection of Mr. Hamilton Hunter.

Descriptive line

Vase of porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, Barr, Flight & Barr, Worcester, ca. 1820.

Materials

Porcelain; Enamels

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Serpents; Girl; Landscape; Sheep; Pitcher

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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