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Scent bottle and stopper
  • Scent bottle and stopper
    Chelsea Porcelain factory
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Scent bottle and stopper

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1768-1773 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Chelsea Porcelain factory (manufacturer)
    Derby Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted with enamels and slightly gilded, moulded, and with a gold mount

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:292/&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, moulded and with a gold mount.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

ca. 1768-1773 (made)

Artist/maker

Chelsea Porcelain factory (manufacturer)
Derby Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted with enamels and slightly gilded, moulded, and with a gold mount

Dimensions

Height: 7.6 cm, Width: 3.5 cm

Object history note

Purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from the Earl of Kilmorey, Isleworth, for £3 in July 1872

Descriptive line

Scent bottle and stopper, of porcelain painted with enamels and slightly gilded, moulded and with a gold mount, of Cupid standing by a rose tree, made by Chelsea or Derby Porcelain factory, London, ca. 1768-1773

Production Note

Chelsea or early Chelsea-Derby (J.V.G. Mallet, before 1989)

Materials

Porcelain; Gold

Techniques

Painted; Gilded; Moulded; Mounted

Subjects depicted

Rose bush; Bows (weapons); Flowers; Quivers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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