Or are you looking for Search the Archives?

Please complete the form to email this item.

Dish

Dish

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1755 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Chelsea Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted with enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:341/A-1885

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Dish of porcelain, painted with enamels, and heart-shaped, decorated with a border of shaped panels reserved on a yellow ground and painted with bouquets and insects, and the ground itself is also painted with a butterfly and detached leaves or flowers.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

ca. 1755 (made)

Artist/maker

Chelsea Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted with enamels

Dimensions

Length: 28.3 cm, Width: 18.1 cm

Object history note

One of a pair with 414:341-1885 (Sch. I 184)
The pair was purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Brookes, London, for£2 10 shillings in March 1866

Descriptive line

Dish of porcelain, painted with enamels, and heart-shaped, made by Chelsea Porcelain factory, London, ca. 1755.

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Butterfly; Insects

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

Large image request

Please confirm you are using these images within the following terms and conditions, by acknowledging each of the following key points:

Please let us know how you intend to use the images you will be downloading.