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Flask

Flask

  • Place of origin:

    Meissen (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1710-1713 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Böttger stoneware with a formal moulded strapwork band

  • Credit Line:

    From the Arthur and Hilde Weiner Collection. Accepted by HM Government in lieu of inheritance tax and allocated to the V&A, 2006

  • Museum number:

    C.28-2006

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 22, shelf 4

Physical description

Flask of Böttger stoneware, after a silver shape, of flattened ovoid form with a female mask to each side, tapering to a narrow neck, and the base with a formal moulded strapwork band and the foot gadrooned.

Place of Origin

Meissen (made)

Date

ca. 1710-1713 (made)

Artist/maker

Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Böttger stoneware with a formal moulded strapwork band

Marks and inscriptions

'184/R'
In black enamel (Japanese Palace inventory number).

Dimensions

Height: 15 cm

Object history note

Formerly in the Arthur and Hilde Weiner Collection, and the Japanese Palace, Dresden.

Descriptive line

Flask of Böttger stoneware, of flattened ovoid form with a female mask to each side, tapering to a narrow neck, Meissen porcelain factory, Meissen, ca. 1710-1713.

Materials

Stoneware

Techniques

Moulded

Subjects depicted

Gadrooned; Mask; Strapwork

Categories

Ceramics; Stoneware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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