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Vase

Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Stoke-on-Trent (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1845 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Steel, Thomas, born 1771 - died 1850 (painter)
    Minton (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

  • Museum number:

    C.293-1976

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 18, shelf 4

Physical description

Vase of porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. Acorn-shaped with ram's head handles. Round base which is joined to a square plinth. Ground colour of apple-green and decorated with gilding in scrollwork mainly confined to one side and in details elsewhere. On one side of the vase is a reserve painting in bright colours with a still-life study of flowers, roses, and a passion flower. The rim is formed of acanthus leaves in, alternately, white porcelain and gilded white porcelain.

Place of Origin

Stoke-on-Trent (made)

Date

ca. 1845 (made)

Artist/maker

Steel, Thomas, born 1771 - died 1850 (painter)
Minton (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Dimensions

Height: 34.3 cm, Width: 15.9 cm maximum

Descriptive line

Vase of porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, possibly painted by Thomas Steel, Minton & Co., Stoke-on-Trent, ca. 1845

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Scrollwork; Acanthus

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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