Flower Vase

1800-1820 (made)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Flower vase of ‘Pearlware’ lead-glazed earthenware painted in high temperature underglaze colours ('Pratt-ware'). In the form of five bulbous tubes linking internally and radiating from a base which has two straight and two round sides and is flanked by acanthus leaves. Painted with sprays of flowers, the moulding on the base is picked out in green-brown and shell ornament at the mouths is picked out in blue.


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Materials and Techniques
Lead-glazed earthenware painted in high temperature underglaze colours ('Pratt-ware') and moulded
Brief Description
Flower vase of ‘Pearlware’ lead-glazed earthenware painted in high temperature underglaze colours ('Pratt-ware'), made in Staffordshire or Yorkshire, 1800-1820.
Physical Description
Flower vase of ‘Pearlware’ lead-glazed earthenware painted in high temperature underglaze colours ('Pratt-ware'). In the form of five bulbous tubes linking internally and radiating from a base which has two straight and two round sides and is flanked by acanthus leaves. Painted with sprays of flowers, the moulding on the base is picked out in green-brown and shell ornament at the mouths is picked out in blue.
Dimensions
  • Height: 18.1cm
  • Diameter: 20.3cm
Gallery Label
Flower vase Made in Staffordshire or Yorkshire, 1800-20 Lead-glazed earthenware, painted in enamel colours C.22-1928 Given by Mrs Greg(23/05/2008)
Credit line
Given by Mrs Greg
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
C.22-1928

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record createdMarch 31, 2008
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