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Sweetmeat dish

Sweetmeat dish

  • Place of origin:

    Bow (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1760 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bow Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Herbert Allen

  • Museum number:

    C.178-1935

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 1, shelf 5

Physical description

Sweetmeat dish of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels. With the 'Partridge pattern' in imitation of Japanese Kakiemon porcelain. In the form of a large shell resting on a heap of smaller shells and coral. The inside is painted with two quails and a flowering prunus-tree and a border of flowers and foliage in Japanese style.

Place of Origin

Bow (made)

Date

ca. 1760 (made)

Artist/maker

Bow Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels

Dimensions

Height: 12.4 cm, Width: 12.1 cm, Width: 14.6 cm

Object history note

One of a pair with C.178A-1935.

Descriptive line

Sweetmeat dish of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels, with the 'Partridge pattern', Bow Porcelain Factory, Bow, ca. 1760.

Materials

Soft paste porcelain; Enamels

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Prunus; Quails; Flowers; Foliage

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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