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Etui or bodkin case and cover
  • Etui or bodkin case and cover
    Chelsea Porcelain factory
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Etui or bodkin case and cover

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1775 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Chelsea Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:268/&A-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 9, shelf 6 []

Physical description

Etui or bodkin case and cover of porcelain painted with enamels and gilded.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

ca. 1775 (made)

Artist/maker

Chelsea Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Dimensions

Height: 12.1 cm, Diameter: 1.9 cm

Object history note

Purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Vinot, Paris, for £4 10 shillings in April 1874

Descriptive line

Etui or bodkin case and cover of a bird in a cage, of porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, made by Chelsea Porcelain factory, London, ca. 1775.

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Cages; Birds; Rose bush

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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