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Plate

Plate

  • Place of origin:

    Worcester (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1820 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Baxter, Thomas, born 1782 - died 1821 (painter)
    Barr, Flight & Barr (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in colours and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Herbert Eccles, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.247-1919

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 15, shelf 8

Physical description

Plate of porcelain painted in colours and gilded. Round the edge is a border of pink fret. In the middle is a picture of a cupid inside a wine glass surrounded by grapes and leaves, after Anacreon.

Place of Origin

Worcester (made)

Date

ca. 1820 (made)

Artist/maker

Baxter, Thomas, born 1782 - died 1821 (painter)
Barr, Flight & Barr (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in colours and gilded

Dimensions

Diameter: 23.8 cm

Object history note

From an engraving by J. Pastorini entitled 'The Cup of Delight' (1807).

Descriptive line

Plate of porcelain painted in colours and gilded, probably painted by Thomas Baxter, Barr, Flight & Barr, Worcester, ca. 1820

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

Gray, Jonathan. Herbert Eccles: chemist, collector, connoisseur. Transactions of the English Ceramic Circle, 2011, vol. 22, pp. 149-172.

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Leaves; Wine; Cupid; Fret; Grapes

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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