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Plate

Plate

  • Place of origin:

    Coalport (made)
    London (painted)

  • Date:

    1808 (dated)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Baxter, Thomas, born 1782 - died 1821 (painter)
    Coalport Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Herbert Eccles, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.258-1919

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Plate of hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. Round the rim is a border of anthemia and vitruvian scrolls. In the middle is a still life group of four shells.

Place of Origin

Coalport (made)
London (painted)

Date

1808 (dated)

Artist/maker

Baxter, Thomas, born 1782 - died 1821 (painter)
Coalport Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

'T. Baxter 1808'
Signed and dated

Dimensions

Diameter: 23.8 cm

Descriptive line

Plate of hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, painted by Thomas Baxter in London, Coalport Porcelain Factory, Coalport, dated 1808.

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.
See pp. 168-169: ' Eccles's only publication on Welsh ceramics was contained in the Glynn Vivian's Catalogue of Loan Exhibitions which was published in 1914... A number of pieces illustrated in this Catalogue ended up as gifts to Museums. The Thomas Baxter Coalport plate (36) dated 1808 is now in the V & A, being part of the 'Chamberlain gift' in 1919...'

Materials

Hard paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Shell; Scrolls; Still life; Anthemia

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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