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Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)
    Holland (probably, decorated)

  • Date:

    ca. 1740 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:45-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 11, shelf 8

Physical description

Vase of soft-paste porcelain, painted with enamels and gilded, and of hexagonal section with the upper part of the body swelling outwards, and with a short flaring neck and spreading base, and decorated with vine-stems with tendrils, leaves, grapes, and amongst them, two squirrels, all applied in relief, and the lower part has been decorated with gilt-centred flowers and foliage reserved in white on a coral-red ground.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)
Holland (probably, decorated)

Date

ca. 1740 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, painted with enamels and gilded

Dimensions

Height: 13.7 cm, Diameter: 5.1 cm

Object history note

One of a pair with 414:45/A-1885 (Sch. I 820A). Acquired as Bow porcelain.
The pair was purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Libbis, London, for £4 in June 1873

Descriptive line

Vase of soft-paste porcelain, painted with enamels and gilded, and of hexagonal section with the upper part of the body swelling outwards, made in Jingdezhen, ca. 1740, and probably decorated in the Netherlands

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Grapes; Squirrel; Foliage; Vine-leaves

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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