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Bonbonnière

Bonbonnière

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1759-1769 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Chelsea Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted with enamels, copper painted with enamels, with gilded mounts and moulded in relief

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:274-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 3, shelf 7

Physical description

Bonbonnière of porcelain in the form of a rabbit and her young, and with an attached cover of copper painted with enamels and gilt metal mount, and the rabbits are moulded in full relief and painted with enamels, and the cover is painted inside and outside with sprays of flowers.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

ca. 1759-1769 (made)

Artist/maker

Chelsea Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted with enamels, copper painted with enamels, with gilded mounts and moulded in relief

Dimensions

Height: 4.1 cm, Length: 4.8 cm

Object history note

Purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Frey, Vienna, for £5 [?] in July 1877

Descriptive line

Bonbonnière of porcelain in the form of a rabbit and her young, and with an attached cover of painted copper and gilt metal mount, made by Chelsea Porcelain factory, London ca. 1759-1769

Materials

Porcelain; Copper

Techniques

Painted; Gilded; Moulded

Subjects depicted

Rabbits; Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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