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Sugar bowl and cover

Sugar bowl and cover

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1750-1755 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Charles Gouyn's factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels

  • Museum number:

    C.49&A-1969

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case B, shelf 4 []

Physical description

Sugar bowl and cover of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels. Painted with sprays of roses, other flowers and insects.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1750-1755 (made)

Artist/maker

Charles Gouyn's factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels

Dimensions

Height: 13 cm overall

Object history note

See Adams (below), Chapter 5, for a detailed history of the St James's Factory of Charles Gouyn.

Descriptive line

Sugar bowl and cover of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels, Charles Gouyn's factory, London, 1750-1755

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

Adams, Elizabeth. Chelsea Porcelain, The British Museum Press, 2001, 2nd. edition. Illustrated fig. 5.22, 62p. Caption reads: 'Sugar box and lid, St James's Factory. The shape resembles that of three silver tea caddies assayed by Nicholas Sprimont in 1744. height 13.4cm, c. 1750-59.

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Insects; Strawberries; Flowers; Roses; Leaves

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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