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Plaque - Spring

Spring

  • Object:

    Plaque

  • Place of origin:

    Stoke-on-Trent (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1860 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Minton (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bone china painted with enamels and mounted in a brass frame

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Herbert Allen

  • Museum number:

    C.688-1935

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 18, shelf 6

Physical description

Plaque of bone china painted with enamels representing 'Spring'. Oblong, and mounted in a brass frame. Showing a man with a spade and two woman, of which one of them is watering flowers, in a garden with a cascade in the background.

Place of Origin

Stoke-on-Trent (made)

Date

ca. 1860 (made)

Artist/maker

Minton (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Bone china painted with enamels and mounted in a brass frame

Dimensions

Length: 19.7 cm

Object history note

One of a pair C.688A-1935. Copied from a composition by Nicolas Lancret. The original composition of Lancret was engraved by Nicolas de Larmessin.

Descriptive line

Oblong plaque of bone china painted with enamels representing 'Spring', and mounted in a brass frame, possibly Minton & Co., Stoke-on-Trent, ca. 1860.

Materials

Bone china; Enamels; Brass

Techniques

Painted; Mounted

Subjects depicted

Flower; Man; Woman; Spring; Garden

Categories

Ceramics; Bone China

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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