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Panel - The Return of the Spies from Canaan

The Return of the Spies from Canaan

  • Object:

    Panel

  • Place of origin:

    England

  • Date:

    1865-1869 (made)

  • Museum number:

    467-1869

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

14 pieces of jasparware, blue and white, the central piece a medallion portrait of the late Sir William Hooker, on a diaper of fern leaves, surrounded by four fern branches on an olive ground

Place of Origin

England

Date

1865-1869 (made)

Dimensions

Height: 6 ft as given in Registered Description, Width: 9.17 ft as given in Registered Description, Height: 3190 mm Crate, Width: 3220 mm Crate, Depth: 540 mm Crate, Weight: 540 kg Crate

Descriptive line

Panel formed of irregular sections of earthenware painted in enamel colours with "The Return of the Spies from Canaan". Designed by Francois-Eugene Rousseau, Paris, France, about 1865-1869.

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

See object information file in Ceramics and Glass Section offices. Same technique (a 'mosaic' of large separate sections of earthenware) as another Rousseau panel in the Collection i.e. 1132-1868.

Materials

Stoneware

Techniques

Cameo

Categories

Cameo; Jasperware; Stoneware; Medallions; Portraits

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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