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Ewer

Ewer

  • Place of origin:

    Staffordshire (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1825-30 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    H. & R. Daniel (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bone china, painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Herbert Allen

  • Museum number:

    C.559-1935

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 17, shelf 5

Physical description

Ewer of bone china, painted with enamels and gilded. Ovoid body rising from a group of rushes and surmounted by a figure of a swan, the neck of which forms the handle, and the outspread wings the spout. The rushes and swan are gilded on a white ground. The body is painted on either side with flowers on a pale yellow ground.

Place of Origin

Staffordshire (made)

Date

ca. 1825-30 (made)

Artist/maker

H. & R. Daniel (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Bone china, painted with enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

'Single Proveins Rose'
Written in red on the base

'Ever-blowing Rose'
Written in red on the base

'Auricular'
Written in red on the base

'Convolvulus or Bind-weed'
Written in red on the base

Dimensions

Height: 23.5 cm

Object history note

One of a pair with C.559A-1935
Acquired as Coalport

Descriptive line

Ewer of bone china, painted with enamels and gilded, H. & R. Daniel, probably ca. 1825-30

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Peter Luscombe, '2012 Challenge Cup Winning Swan Lipped Ewer', Daniel Ceramic Circle Newsletter, no. 31, May 2013, p. 9

Production Note

The shape is copied from a pair of Sèvres porcelain ewers of 1781 in the Royal Collections that George IV bought in 1812

Materials

Porcelain; Enamels

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Rushes; Flowers; Swans

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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