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Pickle tray

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1755 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bow Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, moulded and painted in underglaze blue

  • Credit Line:

    Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.515-1924

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 1, shelf 7

Physical description

Pickle tray of soft-paste porcelain, in the form of a five-lobed leaf with serrated edge, the underside moulded in imitation of veins. Painted in underglaze blue with a trellis, bamboo and flowering plants in Chinese style.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

ca. 1755 (made)

Artist/maker

Bow Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, moulded and painted in underglaze blue

Marks and inscriptions

'27'
in blue

Dimensions

Width: 8.9 cm

Descriptive line

Pickle tray, in the form of a five-lobed leaf, soft-paste porcelain, moulded and painted in underglaze blue, made by Bow Porcelain Factory, England, ca. 1755

Materials

Porcelain; Cobalt oxide

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Moulded

Subjects depicted

Leaves; Flowers; Bamboo; Trellis pattern

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain; Food vessels & Tableware; Eating

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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