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Fruit dish

Fruit dish

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1753 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Chelsea Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    2955-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 3, shelf 2

Physical description

Fruit dish of soft-paste porcelain, in the form of a large flower possibly intended for a peony. The flower has crimson and brown fringed petals, with a bud, two green leaves and a looped stalk forming a handle.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

ca. 1753 (made)

Artist/maker

Chelsea Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels

Marks and inscriptions

An anchor, in red

Dimensions

Height: 7.6 cm, Width: 23.5 cm

Descriptive line

Fruit dish, soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels, Chelsea Porcelain factory, England (London), ca. 1753

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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