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Pastille burner

Pastille burner

  • Place of origin:

    Staffordshire (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1830 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted with enamels, pierced, moulded and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Prof. H.H. Bellot

  • Museum number:

    C.101-1971

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 15, shelf 1

Physical description

Pastille burner of porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. In the form of a cottage on a low plinth. The central part of the cottage has a pierced dome surmounted by a gold cross and with gothic tracery on the large window at the front. The side pavilions are moulded at the front with a gothic arched door, and with circular apertures in the roofs. The main body of the house is washed in pale apricot-coloured enamel. The central roof is pale blue with applied flowers and leaves. The top of the plinth is bright green. The gothic tracery of the windows is picked out in red and other details are picked out in gilding. The back is undecorated and with an aperture in the form of a gothic door.

Place of Origin

Staffordshire (made)

Date

ca. 1830 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted with enamels, pierced, moulded and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

'134'
In lilac

Dimensions

Height: 15 cm, Length: 17 cm

Descriptive line

Pastille burner of porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, Staffordshire, ca. 1830

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Pierced; Moulded; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Pavilion; Flowers; Cottage; Leaves

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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