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Seal

Seal

  • 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 with a carnelian intaglio and gold mounting

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:322-1885

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Seal of porcelain, painted with enamels, in the form of a peacock perched on a broken column, and with a carnelian intaglio of a male classical head, and set with gold mounting in the base.

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 with a carnelian intaglio and gold mounting

Dimensions

Height: 2.5 cm approx.

Object history note

Purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Willson, London, for 10 shillings in October 1874.
Acquired as Chelsea porcelain.

Descriptive line

Seal of porcelain, painted with enamels, in the form of a peacock perched on a broken column, and with a carnelian intaglio of a male classical head, made by Charles Gouyn's factory, London, ca. 1749-1760

Materials

Porcelain; Gold; Carnelian

Techniques

Painted; Intaglio; Mounted

Subjects depicted

Peacock

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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