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Plate

  • Place of origin:

    Vauxhall (made)

  • Date:

    1756-1760 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Vauxhall porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain transfer-printed and painted with enamels, gilded and moulded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:77-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case F, shelf 4

Physical description

Plate of soft-paste porcelain transfer-printed in purple, painted with enamels and slightly gilded, and octagonal in shape, the rim is moulded with foliated scrollwork and decorated with birds, and in the middle are a bouquet and sprays of flowers, and a butterfly.

Place of Origin

Vauxhall (made)

Date

1756-1760 (made)

Artist/maker

Vauxhall porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain transfer-printed and painted with enamels, gilded and moulded

Dimensions

Diameter: 23.2 cm

Object history note

Purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Morgan, London, for 10 shillings in November 1866.
Acquired as Bow porcelain. Reattributed to Longton Hall by Bernard Rackham 1910s-1920s. Relabelled 'Longton Hall or Liverpool' 1956.
Reattrubted to William Ball's factory, Liverpool, and subsequently to Vauxhall.

Descriptive line

Plate of soft-paste porcelain, transfer-printed in purple and painted with enamels and slightly gilded, Vauxhall porcelain factory, Vauxhall, 1756-1760

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Transfer-printed; Painted; Gilded; Moulded

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Butterfly; Birds

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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