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Wall bracket

Wall bracket

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1760 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Vauxhall porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain, glazed

  • Museum number:

    C.9-1970

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 7, shelf 6

Physical description

Wall bracket of porcelain, with flat, unglazed upper surface of roughly square form; the back also unglazed and smooth, with a circular hole near the top. The underside of the platform is moulded to resemble a shell and below that is the front portion of a tiger eating grapes. The glaze of a slightly blue-grey tinge.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca. 1760 (made)

Artist/maker

Vauxhall porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain, glazed

Dimensions

Height: 13.3 cm, Depth: 11.0 cm platform projects

Descriptive line

Wall bracket, glazed white porcelain, England, ca. 1760

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

For this bracket, and the unattributed group to which it belongs, see Roderick Jellicoe, 'Liverpool Porcelain: Fact or Fiction?', Northern Ceramic Society Journal, Vpl. 28 (2012), pp. 175-190

Production Note

Previously attributed to Richard Chaffers factory, Liverpool.

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Glazed

Subjects depicted

Grapes; Tigers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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