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Saucer

Saucer

  • Place of origin:

    Venice (made)

  • Date:

    1720-1727 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Vezzi porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain painted with blue enamel and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr A. L. B. Ashton

  • Museum number:

    C.465-1927

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 24, shelf 8

Physical description

Saucer of hard-paste porcelain painted with blue enamel and gilded. Deep and of double curved profile. Painted in blue with gilt outlines with three wavy stems of foliage and berries springing from a tuft.

Place of Origin

Venice (made)

Date

1720-1727 (made)

Artist/maker

Vezzi porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain painted with blue enamel and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

'VEN:a'
In underglaze blue

Dimensions

Diameter: 13.9 cm

Descriptive line

Saucer of hard-paste porcelain, Vezzi porcelain factory, Venice, 1720-1727.

Labels and date

Saucer
Porcelain
Mark: 'VEN:a', in underglaze blue
ITALY (VENICE, VEZZI); 1720-1727
Gift of Mr A. L. B. Ashton
C.465-1927
(Label draft attributed to John V. G. Mallet, ca. 1995) [ca. 1995]

Materials

Hard paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Berries; Foliage

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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