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Vase

Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Madrid (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1780-1790 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Buen Retiro porcelain factory (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

  • Museum number:

    892A-1875

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 24, shelf 4

Physical description

Vase of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. Urn-shaped with two upright acanthus-leaf scroll handles and supported on a short stem with a circular foot and square plinth. On one side is river scene with figures, and on the other are two young bacchanals with a barrel and a vase in rose camaïeuand gilded.

Place of Origin

Madrid (made)

Date

ca. 1780-1790 (made)

Artist/maker

Buen Retiro porcelain factory (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

Fleur-de-lys
In blue

Dimensions

Height: 24.4 cm, Diameter: 18.1 cm

Object history note

One of a pair with 892-1875.

Descriptive line

Vase of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, Buen Retiro porcelain factory, Madrid, ca. 1780-1790

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Vase; Barrel; Bacchanal; Camaieu; River

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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