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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. 1759-1769 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Chelsea Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

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

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:293/&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 gilded, moulded, with a gold mount and representing a boy bird-nesting.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

ca. 1759-1769 (made)

Artist/maker

Chelsea Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

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

Dimensions

Height: 6.9 cm, Width: 2.9 cm

Object history note

Purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Guin, Seville, for £3 12 shillings 11 pence in February 1878

Descriptive line

Scent bottle and stopper of porcelain, painted with enamels and gilded, moulded, with a gold mount and representing a boy bird-nesting, made by Chelsea Porcelain factory, London, ca. 1759-1769

Materials

Porcelain; Gold

Techniques

Painted; Gilded; Moulded; Mounted

Subjects depicted

Boy; Nest; Birds; Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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