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

Vase

ca. 1825 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Vase of hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. Ovoid body with gilt acanthus foliage in relief round the lower part and a wide band of flowers above, painted against a shaded marone background. Fluted foot, scalloped flaring neck, and two loop handles in the form of two intertwined serpents.


object details
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded
Brief Description
Ovoid vase of hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, probably painted by Edwin Steele, Rockingham Ceramic Factory, Swinton, ca. 1825.
Physical Description
Vase of hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. Ovoid body with gilt acanthus foliage in relief round the lower part and a wide band of flowers above, painted against a shaded marone background. Fluted foot, scalloped flaring neck, and two loop handles in the form of two intertwined serpents.
Dimensions
  • Height: 26.4cm
Credit line
Bequeathed by Herbert Allen
Object history
One of a pair with C.758A-1935.
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
C.758-1935

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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