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Vase

Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Bodenbach (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1840 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Schiller & Gerbing (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Red earthenware with applied decoration in relief

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    3775-1901

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Vase of red earthenware with applied decoration in high relief. Beaker-shaped with a spreading foot. On either side are figures of Hope and Faith. Round the lower part is a row of conventional vertical floral stems alternating with gadroons.

Place of Origin

Bodenbach (made)

Date

ca. 1840 (made)

Artist/maker

Schiller & Gerbing (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Red earthenware with applied decoration in relief

Marks and inscriptions

'S & G'
Impressed

'5'
Impressed

Dimensions

Height: 18.4 cm, Diameter: 10.8 cm

Descriptive line

Vase of red earthenware with applied decoration in high relief, made by Schiller & Gerbing, Bodenbach, Czech Republic, ca. 1840.

Labels and date

Vase with reliefs depicting the figures of Hope and Faith
Made by Schiller & Gerbing, Bodenbach, Bohemia (now Podmokly, Czech Republic), about 1840
Marks: 'S & G' and '5', impressed
Red earthenware

3775-1901 Jermyn Street Collection

Schiller & Gerbing made caneware and redwares in English style between 1829 and the 1850s. This mark was formerly attributed to Shore and Goulding of Isleworth. [23/05/2008]

Production Note

Schiller & Gerbing made caneware and redwares in English style between 1829 and the 1850s. This mark was formerly attributed to Shore and Goulding of Isleworth. Bodenbach was formely in Bohemia, now Podmokly in the Czech Republic.

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Applied

Subjects depicted

Gadroons; Floral

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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