Or are you looking for Search the Archives?

Please complete the form to email this item.

Flower-holder

  • Place of origin:

    Staffordshire (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1765 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Salt-glazed stoneware and moulded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:875/A-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 6, shelf 8

Physical description

Flower-holder for suspension, of salt-glazed stoneware, and in the form of a cornucopia, and with a flat back, and the front has a rococo scrolled top, and moulded in high relief with the half-length figure of Flora holding a cornucopia and a bouquet of flowers, and framed in rococo scrollwork and surrounded by flowers, leaves and berries in low relief.

Place of Origin

Staffordshire (made)

Date

ca. 1765 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Salt-glazed stoneware and moulded

Dimensions

Height: 22.2 cm, Width: 21.9 cm

Object history note

One of a pair with 414:875-1885 (Sch. II 167).

Descriptive line

Flower-holder for suspension, of salt-glazed stoneware, and in the form of a cornucopia, maker unknown, made in Staffordshire, ca. 1765.

Materials

Salt-glazed stoneware; Salt glaze; Stoneware

Techniques

Moulded

Subjects depicted

Berries; Leaves; Cornucopia; Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Stoneware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

Large image request

Please confirm you are using these images within the following terms and conditions, by acknowledging each of the following key points:

Please let us know how you intend to use the images you will be downloading.