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Vase and cover
  • Vase and cover
    Solon, Louis Marc Emmanuel, born 1835 - died 1913
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Vase and cover

  • Place of origin:

    Stoke-on-Trent (city) (made)

  • Date:

    1898 (dated)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Solon, Louis Marc Emmanuel, born 1835 - died 1913 (decorator)
    Minton (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain with pâte-sur-pâte decoration and gilt

  • Museum number:

    C.949&A-1935

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 19, shelf 5 []

Physical description

Vase and cover of porcelain. Vase in the shape of an elongated classical urn with two vertical ring handles and ribbons in relief on the shoulder, the foot and square base attached with a brass cap and screw. The ground colour is deep greenish-blue with gilding on the foot and shoulder. Below the shoulder, in engraved relief of white porcelain, is a scrolled band hung with festoons and twigs bearing leaves and the pendant hearts are flaming. A cupid moving left kindles a torch at one of them. Signed 'L. Solon' in pâte-sur-pâte.

Place of Origin

Stoke-on-Trent (city) (made)

Date

1898 (dated)

Artist/maker

Solon, Louis Marc Emmanuel, born 1835 - died 1913 (decorator)
Minton (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain with pâte-sur-pâte decoration and gilt

Dimensions

Height: 34.3 cm

Descriptive line

Vase and cover, porcelain with gilding and pâte-sur-pâte decoration by L. M. Solon, Minton & Co., Stoke-on-Trent, England, dated 1898.

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Pâte-sur-pâte; Gilt; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Cupids; Leaves; Hearts

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain; Vases

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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