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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery

Etui or Bodkin Case and Cover

ca. 1759-1769 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Etui and cover of porcelain painted with enamels and slightly gilded.


Object details
Categories
Object type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Etui
  • Cover
Materials and techniques
Porcelain painted with enamels, slightly gilded, and with a gold mount
Brief description
Etui or bodkin case and cover, of porcelain painted with enamels and slightly gilded, in the form of Cupid kneeling on a column and holding a pair of doves, made by Chelsea Porcelain factory, London, ca. 1759-1769
Physical description
Etui and cover of porcelain painted with enamels and slightly gilded.
Dimensions
  • Height: 13cm
  • Diameter: 2.2cm
Credit line
Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber
Object history
Purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Oppenheim, Paris, for £9 in December 1876
Subjects depicted
Other number
Sch. I 266&A - Schreiber number
Collection
Accession number
414:265/&A-1885

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Record createdDecember 24, 2008
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