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Vase

Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Stoke-on-Trent (made)

  • Date:

    early 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Spode Ceramic Works (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in green enamel and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss H. M. Gulson in memory of Mr J. Spode.

  • Museum number:

    376-1899

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 16, shelf 4

Physical description

Vase of porcelain painted in green enamel and gilded. Ovoid body with a spreading foot, wide mouth and two loop handles formed of grotesque scrolled masks. On either side is a bird perched on a leafy tree and round the neck is a border of vine-pattern. Round the mouth and foot are borders of gilt beads.

Place of Origin

Stoke-on-Trent (made)

Date

early 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Spode Ceramic Works (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in green enamel and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

'SPODE'
Written in red

Dimensions

Height: 23.2 cm, Width: 18.7 cm

Descriptive line

Vase of porcelain painted in green enamel and gilded, Spode Ceramic Works, Stoke-on-Trent, early 19th century

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Vine; Bird; Masks; Tree; Grotesque

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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