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Knife-handle

Knife-handle

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1750 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bow Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain with moulded decoration in relief

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    2853-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 1, shelf 3

Physical description

Knife-handle of soft-paste porcelain, moulded in relief with two sprays of flowers springing from a scrolled shell; the end curved.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

ca. 1750 (made)

Artist/maker

Bow Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain with moulded decoration in relief

Dimensions

Length: 11.4 cm

Descriptive line

Knife-handle, soft-paste porcelain with moulded decoration in relief, made by Bow Porcelain Factory, England, ca. 1750

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Moulded

Subjects depicted

Floral patterns; Shells

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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