Fingerplate

1833-1847 (made)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Fingerplate of porcelain. Oblong with shaped ends. The ends and border are decorated with gilt scrolls in relief. In the middle are two lovers in a garden beside a pedestal on which a peacock is perched. At either end is a compartment enclosing a festoon of flowers and a bird with brilliant plumage.


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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Porcelain, moulded in relief, painted in enamels and gilt
Brief Description
Fingerplate of porcelain, moulded in relief, painted in enamels and gilt, Copeland & Garrett, Stoke-on-Trent, 1833-1847
Physical Description
Fingerplate of porcelain. Oblong with shaped ends. The ends and border are decorated with gilt scrolls in relief. In the middle are two lovers in a garden beside a pedestal on which a peacock is perched. At either end is a compartment enclosing a festoon of flowers and a bird with brilliant plumage.
Dimensions
  • Length: 28.3cm
  • Width: 7.9cm
Marks and Inscriptions
'COPELAND AND GARRETT' under a crown, within a wreath of the rose, thistle and shamrock (Printed in green)
Credit line
Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
2703-1901

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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