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Plate

Plate

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1755 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bow Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:353/A-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 1, shelf 2

Physical description

Plate of soft-paste porcelain painted in enamels and gilded in imitation of Japanese Kakiemon ware; in the middle are a prunus-tree, chrysanthemums, other flowering plants and two quails; the rim has a border of close red foliage with gilt flowers at intervals

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

ca. 1755 (made)

Artist/maker

Bow Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilded

Dimensions

Diameter: 22.9 cm

Object history note

One of two plates 414:353&/A-1855 (Sch. I 45&A)
The plates were purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Hayton, London, for 4 shillings in August 1866.
Acquired as Chelsea porcelain.

Descriptive line

Plate of soft-paste porcelain painted in enamels and gilded in imitation of Japanese Kakiemon ware, made by Bow Porcelain Factory, London, ca. 1755

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Quails

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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