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Vase

Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Swinton (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1825 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Steele, Edwin, born 1803 - died 1871 (painter)
    Rockingham Ceramic Factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Herbert Allen

  • Museum number:

    C.758-1935

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case K, shelf 4

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.

Place of Origin

Swinton (made)

Date

ca. 1825 (made)

Artist/maker

Steele, Edwin, born 1803 - died 1871 (painter)
Rockingham Ceramic Factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Dimensions

Height: 26.4 cm

Object history note

One of a pair with C.758A-1935.

Descriptive line

Ovoid vase of hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, probably painted by Edwin Steele, Rockingham Ceramic Factory, Swinton, ca. 1825.

Materials

Hard paste porcelain; Enamels

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Fluted; Serpents; Scalloped; Flowers; Acanthus

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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