Beaker

ca. 1820 (made)
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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Beaker of porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. Inverted truncated-cone shape. Painted with the figure-subjects of Cymon and Iphigene within an oval with the title inscribed below. The reverse is decorated with rosettes and stars in gold on a wide, pale salmon-red band, with a border of floral ornament in blue and gold above, and gilt festoons below.


object details
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Porcelain painted with enamels and gilded
Brief Description
Beaker of porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, painted by Thomas Baxter, Chamberlain & Co., Worcester, ca. 1820.
Physical Description
Beaker of porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. Inverted truncated-cone shape. Painted with the figure-subjects of Cymon and Iphigene within an oval with the title inscribed below. The reverse is decorated with rosettes and stars in gold on a wide, pale salmon-red band, with a border of floral ornament in blue and gold above, and gilt festoons below.
Dimensions
  • Height: 8.6cm
Marks and Inscriptions
  • 'Chamberlains Worcester' (Written in gold)
  • 'CYMON & IPHIGENE' (Inscribed below the figure-subject)
Credit line
Bequeathed by Herbert Allen
Object history
One of a pair with C.540-1935. Formerly in the collection of Capt. H. H. Spender-Clay.
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
C.540A-1935

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record createdJuly 14, 2009
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