Or are you looking for Search the Archives?

Please complete the form to email this item.

Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Naples (made)

  • Date:

    1788 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Enamelled earthenware, applied, painted

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mons. Albert Bichet

  • Museum number:

    C.62&A-1911

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 43, shelf 4 []

Physical description

Inverted pear-shaped body resting on a high spreading foot, concave neck, two scrolled loop handles with flowers and ribbons modelled and applied in relief, domed cover surmounted in a finial of similar applied flowers. On one side of the body is a large bouquet, on the other a group of melons and other fruit lying beside a pedastal supporting a bust. Smaller sprays of fruit and flowers decorate the cover and foot. The date is painted on the cover , the colours are blue, green, yellow, orange and manganese purple.

Place of Origin

Naples (made)

Date

1788 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Enamelled earthenware, applied, painted

Dimensions

Height: 47.6 cm, Width: 28.3 cm

Descriptive line

Vase and cover, one of a pair, of enamelled earthenware, with applied decoration, painted in colours. Italian (Naples); 1788

Materials

Earthenware; Enamel; Material

Techniques

Applied; Painting; Enamelling; Technique

Collection

Ceramics Collection

Large image request

Please confirm you are using these images within the following terms and conditions, by acknowledging each of the following key points:

Please let us know how you intend to use the images you will be downloading.