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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, with gilt mounts, and moulded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:296/&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 with gilt mounts, moulded to represent two naked boys at a furnace distilling.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

ca. 1749-1760 (made)

Artist/maker

Charles Gouyn's factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted with enamels, with gilt mounts, and moulded

Dimensions

Height: 8.9 cm, Width: 3.8 cm

Object history note

Purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Guin, Seville, for £2 10 shillings [?] in January 1878.
Acquired as Chelsea porcelain.

Descriptive line

Scent bottle and stopper of porcelain, painted with enamels and with gilt mounts, moulded to represent two naked boys at a furnace distilling, made by Charles Gouyn's factory, London, ca. 1749-1760

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded; Moulded

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Vessels; Boys; Furnace

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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