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Basket

Basket

  • Place of origin:

    Bow (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1755 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Welsh, James (decorator)
    Bow Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Herbert Allen

  • Museum number:

    C.182A-1935

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 1, shelf 4

Physical description

Basket of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels. Circular with openwork sides. Bouquets and insects are on the bottom with a red and gold Japanese floral pattern inside round the rim.

Place of Origin

Bow (made)

Date

ca. 1755 (made)

Artist/maker

Welsh, James (decorator)
Bow Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels

Dimensions

Height: 6.9 cm, Diameter: 18.7 cm

Object history note

One of a pair with C.182-1935.

Descriptive line

Circular basket of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels, decorated by James Welsh, Bow Porcelain Factory, Bow, ca. 1755

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Stevenson, T. James Welsh: a Bow porcelain painter revealed. Apollo. January, 1993, 15 p.

Materials

Soft paste porcelain; Enamels

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Insects; Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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