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Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Bow (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1765-70 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bow Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Herbert Allen

  • Museum number:

    C.176-1935

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Vase of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. With openwork handles and applied garlands. Dark blue ground with reserved rococo-scrolled panels, painted on one side with an exotic bird, and on the other with a youth playing a pipe and tabor.

Place of Origin

Bow (made)

Date

ca. 1765-70 (made)

Artist/maker

Bow Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

An anchor and dagger
In red

Dimensions

Height: 21.6 cm

Object history note

Part of a pair with C.176A-1935.

Descriptive line

Vase of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, Bow Porcelain Factory, Bow, ca. 1765-70

Materials

Soft paste porcelain; Enamels

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Melody pipes; Tabor; Youth; Openwork; Bird; Garlands

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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