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Vase and cover

Vase and cover

  • Place of origin:

    West Pans (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1764-1770 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    West Pans factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamel colours

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mr Wallace Elliot

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 6, shelf 6 []

Physical description

Vase and cover of soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamel colours. Pear-shaped, with domed lid with strawberry knob, on six-footed pedestal picked out in pale blue and pink; two green twig handles. Painted with bunches of flowers and scenes with pseudo-Chinese figures. On the neck and at the foot sprays of flowers in white enamel of formal chrysanthemums in Japanese style.

Place of Origin

West Pans (made)


ca. 1764-1770 (made)


West Pans factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamel colours


Height: 27.6 cm

Object history note

London, Sotheby's, 04/12/1929.

One of a pair, see also C.88&A-1938.

Descriptive line

Vase and cover, soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamel colours, West Pans porcelain factory, Scotland, about 1764-70


Soft paste porcelain



Subjects depicted

Figures; Chrysanthemum; Flowers


Ceramics; Porcelain


Ceramics Collection

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