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Basin

Basin

  • Place of origin:

    Worcester (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1770 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:625-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 4, shelf 1

Physical description

Basin of porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, and the outside is painted with pairs of exotic birds among bushes in three fan-shaped panels and insects in three circular medallions between them, and the panels and medallions are enclosed by gilt borders, from which spring sprays of flowers also in gold, and they are reserved in white on a powdered-blue ground, and the inside on the bottom are butterflies and other insects.

Place of Origin

Worcester (made)

Date

ca. 1770 (made)

Artist/maker

Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

A crescent
In red

Dimensions

Height: 6.7 cm, Diameter: 15.2 cm

Object history note

Purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Mrs Haliburton, Isleworth, for £2 2 shillings in April 1866

Descriptive line

Basin of porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, made by Worcester porcelain factory, Worcester, ca. 1770.

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Butterfly; Birds; Insects

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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