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  • Place of origin:

    Stoke-on-Trent (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1820 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Spode Ceramic Works (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Ironstone painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Herbert Allen

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case D1, shelf 4

Physical description

Vase of ironstone painted with enamels and gilded. Cylindrical with a rounded shoulder and gilt concave neck. Painted in various colours and gold with Chinese figures in a landscape with buildings and boats beside a bridge.

Place of Origin

Stoke-on-Trent (made)


ca. 1820 (made)


Spode Ceramic Works (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Ironstone painted with enamels and gilded


Height: 27.3 cm

Object history note

One of a pair with C.816-1935.

Descriptive line

Vase of ironstone painted with enamels and gilded, Spode Ceramic Works, Stoke-on-Trent, ca. 1820.

Labels and date

Vase, one of a pair
Probably made at the factory of Josiah Spode, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, about 1820
Lead-glazed earthenware

C.816&A-1935 Herbert Allen Collection No. 649. [23/05/2008]


Earthenware; Enamels


Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Landscape; Buildings; Boats; Figures; Bridge


Ceramics; Earthenware


Ceramics Collection

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