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Wine bottle

Wine bottle

  • Place of origin:

    Fulham (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1680 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    John Dwight's Fulham Pottery (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Salt-glazed stoneware and moulded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:850-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 143, The Timothy Sainsbury Gallery, case 22, shelf 2

Physical description

Wine bottle of salt-glazed stoneware, with a mottled grey-brown glaze, and bulbous in form with a narrow neck, and moulded at the mouth, with a small foot, and on the front of the neck is applied a grotesque bearded mask in relief, and on the belly is an oval medallion containing a fleur-de-lys beneath a crown flanked by the initials 'C' and 'R'.

Place of Origin

Fulham (made)

Date

ca. 1680 (made)

Artist/maker

John Dwight's Fulham Pottery (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Salt-glazed stoneware and moulded

Marks and inscriptions

'C' and 'R' flanked on either side of a crown and a fleur-de-lys below it
On the belly of the bottle and in a medallion, initials stand for Carolus Rex

Dimensions

Height: 20.3 cm

Descriptive line

Wine bottle of salt-glazed stoneware, bulbous in form with a narrow neck, and moulded at the mouth, with a small foot, made by John Dwight's Fulham Pottery, Fulham, ca. 1680.

Materials

Salt glaze; Stoneware

Techniques

Moulded

Subjects depicted

Grotesques; Crown; Fleurs-de-lis

Categories

Ceramics; Stoneware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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