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Plate

Plate

  • Place of origin:

    Swansea (made)

  • Date:

    1817 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Baxter, Thomas, born 1782 - died 1821 (painter)
    Swansea Pottery (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    3491-1901

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Plate of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. Painted with flowers growing by a lake in a landscape and with tree in the background. The rims is lobed and decorated with a narrow gilt scroll border.

Place of Origin

Swansea (made)

Date

1817 (made)

Artist/maker

Baxter, Thomas, born 1782 - died 1821 (painter)
Swansea Pottery (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

'Swansea'
In red

Dimensions

Diameter: 21.6 cm

Object history note

Given by Mrs. Dillwyn. Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street. Made from Dillwyn's recipe.
From a dessert service painted by Thomas Baxter for Mr. L. W. Dillwyn, and mentioned in the trial of Roby v. Dillwyn in 1821.

Descriptive line

Plate of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, painted by Thomas Baxter, Swansea Pottery, Swansea, 1817.

Production Note

Garden Scenery

Materials

Soft paste porcelain; Enamels

Techniques

Gilded; Painted

Subjects depicted

Trees; Lobed; Landscape; Flowers; Lake; Scrolls

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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