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Scent bottle and stopper

Scent bottle and stopper

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1749-1760 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Charles Gouyn's factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted with enamels and slightly gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:295/&A-1885

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Scent bottle and stopper of porcelain, painted with enamels and slightly gilded, in the form of a group of Cupid and a woman beside a clock.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

ca. 1749-1760 (made)

Artist/maker

Charles Gouyn's factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted with enamels and slightly gilded

Dimensions

Height: 8.3 cm, Width: 3.8 cm

Object history note

Purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Kalf or Kalb & Soujet or Soojet, Amsterdam, for £14 [?] in March 1875.
Acquired as Chelsea porcelain.

Descriptive line

Scent bottle and stopper of porcelain, painted with enamels and slightly gilded, in the form of a group of Cupid and a woman beside a clock, made by Charles Gouyn's factory, London, ca. 1749-1760

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Clocks; Woman; Doves; Flowers; Dogs (animals)

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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