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

Seal

ca. 1765 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Seal (or tobacco stopper?), of soft-paste porcelain painted in enamels and gilded, in the form of the bust of a masked lady wearing a feather head-dress, supported on a draped pedestal, and the base of which is incised underneath with cross hatching


object details
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Soft-paste porcelain painted in enamels, gilded and incised
Brief Description
Seal (or tobacco stopper?), of soft-paste porcelain painted in enamels and gilded, in the form of the bust of a masked lady wearing a feather head-dress, made by Chelsea Porcelain factory, London, ca. 1765.
Physical Description
Seal (or tobacco stopper?), of soft-paste porcelain painted in enamels and gilded, in the form of the bust of a masked lady wearing a feather head-dress, supported on a draped pedestal, and the base of which is incised underneath with cross hatching
Dimensions
  • Height: 6cm
Credit line
Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber
Object history
Purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Marks, London, for £4 in May 1880
Subjects depicted
Other Number
Sch. I 282 - Schreiber number
Collection
Accession Number
414:311-1885

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record createdDecember 29, 2008
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