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Pot pourri vase

Pot pourri vase

  • Place of origin:

    Ansbach (made)
    The Hague (decorated)

  • Date:

    ca. 1775 (made)
    1777-1785 (decorated)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Ansbach porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels, pierced and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    J.A. Tulk Bequest

  • Museum number:

    C.47-1956

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Pot-pourri vase of hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. Inverted bell-shape, flattened, on a pedestal foot and with a pierced shoulder contracting to a lobed mouth. Rocaille relief work, especially on the shoulder. Chintz-pattern ground in crimson on pink, with a circular panel containing turkeys in a landscape on one side. Green, gold and blue pick out the relief work.

Place of Origin

Ansbach (made)
The Hague (decorated)

Date

ca. 1775 (made)
1777-1785 (decorated)

Artist/maker

Ansbach porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels, pierced and gilded

Dimensions

Height: 20.9 cm

Descriptive line

Pot-pourri vase of hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, Ansbach porcelain factory, Ansbach, ca. 1775, decorated in The Hague, 1777-1785.

Materials

Hard paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded; Pierced

Subjects depicted

Lobed; Turkeys; Rocaille; Landscape

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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