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Perfume burner

Perfume burner

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1790-1799 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Verde antico and ormulu

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by C. D. Rotch

  • Museum number:

    W.106-1962

  • Gallery location:

    On display at Osterley Park House, London

On loan to the National Trust at Osterley Park House, Isleworth

Physical description

Perfume burner of verde antico and ormulu. The urn-shaped container is supported by a tripod decorated with rams heads and hoof feet standing on a triangular plinth.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1790-1799 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Verde antico and ormulu

Dimensions

Height: 40 cm, Width: 17.8 cm

Object history note

Bequeathed to the V&A by Claude Rotch (RPs 61/3157c)

Descriptive line

verde antico, ormoulu, urn-shaped; English, 1790s, 1' 3 3/4" x 7"

Materials

Verde antico; Ormolu

Techniques

Gilding; Carving

Subjects depicted

Rams

Categories

Stoneware; Interiors

Collection

Furniture and Woodwork Collection

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