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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery

Tureen and Cover

ca. 1756 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Tureen and cover in the form of a bundle of asparagus, in soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels. The bundle is tied with two bands and one stalk is bent up to form the handle.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Dish Body
  • Dish Cover
Materials and Techniques
Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels
Brief Description
Tureen and cover of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels, Chelsea Porcelain factory, Chelsea, ca. 1756.
Physical Description
Tureen and cover in the form of a bundle of asparagus, in soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels. The bundle is tied with two bands and one stalk is bent up to form the handle.
Dimensions
  • Height: 11.4cm
  • Length: 18.4cm
Credit line
Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street
Object history
Lent to Bath for the exhibition "The Magic Eye" in 1989.
Subject depicted
Collection
Accession Number
2937&A-1901

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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