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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery

Sugar Box

ca. 1805-1810 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Black Basalt sugar box with reliefs of Hope addressing Peace and Art and Labour.


object details
Category
Object Type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Sugar Box
  • Cover
Materials and Techniques
Black Basalt
Brief Description
Black basalt sugar box with reliefs of Hope addressing Peace and Art and Labour, possibly made at the factory of E. J. Birch & Co., Shelton, Staffordshire, ca. 1805-1810
Physical Description
Black Basalt sugar box with reliefs of Hope addressing Peace and Art and Labour.
Dimensions
  • Conversion from imperial height: 11.4cm
  • Conversion from imperial diameter: 10.6cm
Gallery Label
Sugar box with reliefs depicting Hope addressing Peace and Art and Labour Possibly made at the factory of E. J. Birch & Co., Shelton, Staffordshire, about 1805-10 Black Basalt 38&A-1899 Legh Tolson bequest Marked wares by Birch with this shape and similar reliefs are known.(23/05/2008)
Credit line
Given by G. Tolson, Esq.
Production
Marked wares by Birch with this shape and similar reliefs are known.
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
38&A-1899

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record createdMarch 31, 2008
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