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Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Hanley (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1800 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Elijah Mayer & Son (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Caneware with applied moulded decoration and painted in enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    2492 to B-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 12, shelf 5 []

Physical description

Vase with two cover, cane-coloured stoneware with applied moulded decoration, painted in enamel colours. Ovoid body, with handles in the form of two lions’ masks connected by festoons of drapery and with a row of acanthus leaves round the base; tall foot rising from a square plinth. The covers are concavely curved, the outer one being of pierced lattice-work surmounted by a cone-shaped knob.

Place of Origin

Hanley (made)

Date

ca. 1800 (made)

Artist/maker

Elijah Mayer & Son (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Caneware with applied moulded decoration and painted in enamels

Marks and inscriptions

'E. Mayer'
Impressed

'5'
Impressed

Dimensions

Height: 31.1 cm, Width: 15.9 cm

Descriptive line

Vase with covers, caneware with applied moulded decoration and painted in enamels, made by Elijah Mayer, Hanley, Staffordshire, ca. 1800

Labels and date

Vase
made by Elijah Mayer, Hanley, Staffordshire, about 1800
Marks: 'E. Mayer' and '5', impressed
Caneware painted in enamels

2492 to B-1901 Jermyn Street Collection [23/05/2008]

Materials

Stoneware; Enamel

Techniques

Painted; Applied work; Moulded

Subjects depicted

Draperies; Acanthus; Lion masks; Lattices

Categories

Ceramics; Stoneware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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