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Barrel

Barrel

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1600 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware with impressed decoration and streaked with colours under a lead glaze

  • Credit Line:

    Presented by Lt. Col. K. Dingwall, DSO with Art Fund support

  • Museum number:

    C.721-1923

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 44, shelf 5

Physical description

Barrel of cream-coloured earthenware with impressed decoration and streaked with colours under a lead glaze. Barrel-shaped, standing on an oval foot, short neck from which projects loop handles. Sucking spout on one side. Royal Arms of France on one side, impressed within a decorative border. Impressed masks below the spout.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

ca. 1600 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware with impressed decoration and streaked with colours under a lead glaze

Dimensions

Height: 17.5 cm, Length: 13.3 cm

Descriptive line

Barrel of cream-coloured earthenware with impressed decoration and streaked with colours under a lead glaze, France, ca. 1600.

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Impressed

Subjects depicted

Arms; Masks

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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