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Vase and cover

  • Place of origin:

    Etruria (made)

  • Date:

    1862 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lessore, Emile Aubert, born 1805 - died 1876 (designer)
    Lessore, Emile Aubert, born 1805 - died 1876 (painter (artist))
    Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware, painted, with jasperware

  • Museum number:

    8012&A-1862

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 32, shelf 4 []

Physical description

Two-handled vase and cover with ochre coloured bands around the body, foot, handles and cover. The jasperware medallions are surrounded by an ochre border of raised beading, in turn within a ribbon garland held on either side by putti. On the neck of the vase is a classical trophy of arms.

Place of Origin

Etruria (made)

Date

1862 (made)

Artist/maker

Lessore, Emile Aubert, born 1805 - died 1876 (designer)
Lessore, Emile Aubert, born 1805 - died 1876 (painter (artist))
Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware, painted, with jasperware

Marks and inscriptions

'WOOD & CALDWELL'
impressed

Descriptive line

Vase and cover, painted earthenware with printed and jasperware medallions, designed and painted by Emile Lessore, made by Josiah Wedgwood & Sons Ltd., Etruria, Staffordshire, 1862

Labels and date

Vase and cover
Designed and painted by Emile Lessore, made by Josiah Wedgwood & Sons Ltd., Etruria, Staffordshire, England, 1862
Mark: 'Wedgwood W10 T 08' impressed
Earthenware, painted and with jasper ware medallions

8012&A-1862 [23/05/2008]

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Painting (image-making)

Subjects depicted

Trophies of arms; Putti; Ribbon; Festoons; Chariots (ancient vehicles)

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware; Jasperware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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