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Dish

Dish

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1760 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bow Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, transfer-printed in enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:59-1885

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Dessert dish of soft-paste porcelain, oval shape with a wavy rim, and transfer-printed in purplish-black enamel with 'Le Bosquet de Bacchus' after an engraving by Charles-Nicolas Cochin Père, comprising a group of figures comprising of five figures of ladies and gallants beside a tree, of which three are reclining and two are standing

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

ca. 1760 (made)

Artist/maker

Bow Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, transfer-printed in enamels

Dimensions

Length: 20 cm, Width: 16.5 cm

Object history note

The group of figures are copied from a composition of Watteau, engraved by Charles Nicholas Cochin père, entitled 'Le Bosquet de Bacchus'.

Purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Mortlock, London, for £1 10 shillings in July 1880

Descriptive line

Dessert dish of soft-paste porcelain, oval shape with a wavy rim, and transfer-printed with enamels over the glaze with a group of figures, made by Bow Porcelain Factory, London, ca. 1760

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Watney, B. Notes on Bow Transfer Printing. English Ceramic Circle Transactions. 1972, vol. 8, part 2.
Guy-Jones, Gordon & Sue. Bow Porcelain, On-glaze Prints and their Sources. English Ceramics Circle, 2013. Illustrated no. 14A. The souce engraving by Cochin père of 1727 after a lost painting by Antoine Watteau is 14B.

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Transfer-printed

Subjects depicted

Men; Women

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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