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Vase and cover
  • Vase and cover
    Baxter, Thomas, born 1782 - died 1821
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Vase and cover

  • Place of origin:

    Worcester (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1820 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Baxter, Thomas, born 1782 - died 1821 (painter)
    Barr, Flight & Barr (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Herbert Allen

  • Museum number:

    C.466&A-1935

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 15, shelf 7 []

Physical description

Vase and cover of porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. Crater-shaped and with two gilt handles with a shell on the top. Square plinth. Painted with the figure-subject of 'The Reward of Innocence' on the square panel on one side of the upper part, showing a woman receiving a stem of lilies from the infant Christ who stands on the lap of the Virgin. The reverse is decorated with symmetrical scrolled foliage in gold on a salmon-red ground.

Place of Origin

Worcester (made)

Date

ca. 1820 (made)

Artist/maker

Baxter, Thomas, born 1782 - died 1821 (painter)
Barr, Flight & Barr (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

'The Reward of Innocence'
Written in red under the base

Dimensions

Height: 16.5 cm

Object history note

One of a pair with C.466B&C-1935. Formerly in the William Bemrose Collection.

Descriptive line

Vase and cover of porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, probably painted by Thomas Baxter or by one of his pupils, Barr, Flight & Barr, Worcester, ca. 1820.

Production Note

Probably painted by a pupil of Thomas Baxter

Materials

Porcelain; Enamels

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Lilies; Woman

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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