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Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery

Inkstand With Two Inkwells and Covers

ca. 1820 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Inkstand with two detached inkwells and covers of bone china painted with enamels and gilded. On the sides and top of the tray, candle-socket and covers are pseudo-Japanese designs of flowering plants, fencing and panelled ornament in blue, green, red and gold.


Object details
Categories
Object type
Parts
This object consists of 5 parts.

  • Inkstand
  • Inkwell
  • Cover
  • Inkwell
  • Cover
Materials and techniques
Bone china painted with enamels and gilded
Brief description
Inkstand with two detached inkwells and covers of bone china painted with enamels and gilded, Spode Ceramic Works, Stoke-on-Trent, ca. 1820
Physical description
Inkstand with two detached inkwells and covers of bone china painted with enamels and gilded. On the sides and top of the tray, candle-socket and covers are pseudo-Japanese designs of flowering plants, fencing and panelled ornament in blue, green, red and gold.
Marks and inscriptions
  • 'SPODE 967' (In red)
  • A cross with three dots (In red)
Credit line
Bequeathed by Herbert Allen
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession number
C.739 to D-1935

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Record createdJune 24, 2009
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