Not currently on display at the V&A

Plate

ca. 1760 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Plate of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels. The rim is moulded with shell ornament, gilded and painted with four pairs of exotic birds. In the middle is a bouquet and sprays of flowers.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels, gilded and moulded
Brief Description
Plate of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels, gilded and moulded, Chelsea Porcelain factory, Chelsea, ca. 1760.
Physical Description
Plate of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels. The rim is moulded with shell ornament, gilded and painted with four pairs of exotic birds. In the middle is a bouquet and sprays of flowers.
Dimensions
  • Diameter: 22.9cm
Marks and Inscriptions
  • An anchor (In gold)
Credit line
Bequeathed by Herbert Allen
Object history
One of two plates with C.250A-1935.
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
C.250-1935

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record createdJune 22, 2009
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