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Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Worcester (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1770 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain transfer-printed in black enamel

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:489-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 5, shelf 6

Physical description

Vase of porcelain, transfer-printed in black enamel, and with an ovoid body and concave neck, and on one side is a landscape with a monumental fountain and ruined buildings, with two figures crossing a bridge in the foreground, and the sea is in the distance, and on the reverse side is printed with a view of ruined classical colonnades, and on the neck and in the interspaces are flying birds and insects.

Place of Origin

Worcester (made)

Date

ca. 1770 (made)

Artist/maker

Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain transfer-printed in black enamel

Dimensions

Height: 16.2 cm, Diameter: 10.5 cm

Object history note

The landscape is copied from an engraving by Francis Vivares, published in 1752, after a painting dated 1701 by Pierre Antoine Patel
Purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Bradbeen, Lowestoft, for £3 in April 1869

Descriptive line

Vase of porcelain, transfer-printed in black enamel, and with an ovoid body and concave neck, made by Worcester porcelain factory, Worcester, ca. 1770

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Transfer-printed

Subjects depicted

Insects; Fountain; Bridges (built works); Birds; Landscape; Ruins

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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