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Vase

Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Worcester (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1830 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Barr, Flight & Barr (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Herbert Allen

  • Museum number:

    C.469-1935

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 15, shelf 4

Physical description

Vase of porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. Urn-shaped, with a square plinth and two gilt handles springing from bunches of grapes. On either side are the arms of the Honourable East India Company and with the motto 'AUSPICIO REGIS ET SENATUS ANGLIAE' painted in various colours and gold in panels on the upper part. The ground between them are pale pink. Round the lower part are irregular pink band edged with gilt scrolls from which depend two sprays of roses.

Place of Origin

Worcester (made)

Date

ca. 1830 (made)

Artist/maker

Barr, Flight & Barr (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

'AUSPICIO REGIS ET SENATUS ANGLIAE'
Painted on the arms on either side

'FBB' under a crown
Impressed

Dimensions

Height: 38.1 cm

Descriptive line

Vase of porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, Barr, Flight & Barr, Worcester, ca. 1830.

Materials

Porcelain; Enamels

Techniques

Gilded; Painted

Subjects depicted

Scrolls; Arms; Roses; Grapes

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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