Pickle Tray

ca. 1765 (made)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Pickle tray of soft-paste porcelain, in the form of a scallop shell, on three rectangular feet. Painted in underglaze blue with a flowering plum tree, in Chinese style, and a border of cresting.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Soft-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue
Brief Description
Pickle tray, in the form of a scallop shell, soft-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue, made by Lowestoft porcelain factory, England, ca. 1765
Physical Description
Pickle tray of soft-paste porcelain, in the form of a scallop shell, on three rectangular feet. Painted in underglaze blue with a flowering plum tree, in Chinese style, and a border of cresting.
Dimensions
  • Diameter: 11.4cm
Style
Marks and Inscriptions
'8' in blue (Inside one of the feet)
Credit line
Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.
Production
Date given by John Howell in 1981
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
C.511-1924

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record createdMay 7, 2009
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