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Sauce-tureen with cover and stand
  • Sauce-tureen with cover and stand
    Spode Ceramic Works
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Sauce-tureen with cover and stand

  • Place of origin:

    Stoke-on-Trent (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1820 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Spode Ceramic Works (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain with decoration moulded in low relief, painted in enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Herbert Allen

  • Museum number:

    C.734 to B-1935

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 16, shelf 1 []

Physical description

Sauce-tureen with cover and stand, of porcelain. Oval, with wavy edges; the cover and sides of the tureen and the rim of the stand moulded in slight relief with floral ornament, forming panels in which are sprays of flowers and butterflies painted in natural colours; below or within these borders are groups of bright-coloured birds. Gilt twig handles, two on the tureen, one on the cover.

Place of Origin

Stoke-on-Trent (made)

Date

ca. 1820 (made)

Artist/maker

Spode Ceramic Works (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain with decoration moulded in low relief, painted in enamels and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

'160' written in gold

Descriptive line

Sauce-tureen with cover and stand, porcelain with decoration moulded in low relief, painted in enamels and gilt, Spode Ceramic Works, England, ca. 1820

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Rackam, Bernard. Catalogue of the Herbert Allen Collection of English Porcelain. 2nd ed., London: Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Ceramics, Printed under the authority of his Majesty's Stationery Office, 1923, p. 143, Cat. no. 571

Materials

Porcelain; Enamel

Techniques

Moulded; Painted; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Birds; Butterflies; Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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