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Bowl

Bowl

  • Place of origin:

    Worcester (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1780 (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:

    414:626-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 6, shelf 3

Physical description

Bowl of porcelain, painted with enamels and gilded, and fluted with a wavy edge, and on the outside are two wreaths of flowers twined round a bow and an arrow, and a third wreath is in the form of a true lover's knot, and round the edge is a border of bleu de roienamel with gilt scrolls and pendants.

Place of Origin

Worcester (made)

Date

ca. 1780 (made)

Artist/maker

Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

A crescent
In blue

Dimensions

Height: 7.6 cm, Diameter: 16.5 cm

Object history note

There are no details of where Lady Charlotte Schreiber bought these pieces in her annotations to the first edition of the catalogue of the Schreiber catalogue. However, 'Old Papepion' has been inscribed in pencil in another hand, presumably referring to the Brussels dealer Papillon.

Descriptive line

Bowl of porcelain, painted with enamels and gilded, and fluted with a wavy edge, made by Worcester porcelain factory, Worcester, ca. 1780.

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Bow; Knots (motifs); Flowers; Arrow

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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