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Vase

Vase

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1763-68 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Chelsea Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted with enamels, moulded in relief and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:241/B-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 2, shelf 3

Physical description

Vase of porcelain, painted with enamels, moulded in relief and gilded on a dark mazarine-blue ground, with a bulbous body moulded with vine leaves, grapes and branches, and decorated with insects in gold on a blue ground, and with a short narrow neck expanding upwards and moulded with a border of pointed leaves, and with two scrolled handles springing from the shoulder, and a high foot with a foliated border.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

ca. 1763-68 (made)

Artist/maker

Chelsea Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted with enamels, moulded in relief and gilded

Dimensions

Height: 31.8 cm, Width: 19.7 cm

Object history note

One of a set of three vases 414:241/ to B-1885 (Sch. I 207 to B)
The set was purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Cavallo or Cavalle, London, for £50 and £75 in August 1868

Descriptive line

Vase of porcelain, painted with enamels, moulded in relief and gilded on a dark mazarine-blue ground, and with a bulbous body, made by Chelsea Porcelain factory, London, ca. 1763-68

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

Mallet, J.V.G., 'Chelsea Gold Anchor Vases, I: The Forms', English Ceramic Circle Transactions, Vol.17, Part 1, 1999, p. 146, fig. 35

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Moulded; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Leaves

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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