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Vase

Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Stoke-on-Trent (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1860 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Henk, Carl, born 1822 - died 1905 (painter)
    Minton (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bone china painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Herbert Allen

  • Museum number:

    C.685-1935

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Vase of bone china painted with enamels and gilded. Made in imitation of Sèvres porcelain. Pear-shaped body with a high foot, rim with a leafy edge curved over to form two small handles. On either side are figure-subjects in the manner of Watteau in a shaped panel enclosed by gilt scrollwork and flowers and reserved upon an apple-green ground.

Place of Origin

Stoke-on-Trent (made)

Date

ca. 1860 (made)

Artist/maker

Henk, Carl, born 1822 - died 1905 (painter)
Minton (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Bone china painted with enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

An ermine-spot
In green

Dimensions

Height: 20.3 cm

Object history note

One of a pair with C.685A-1935. Copied from a Sèvres model known as 'Vase à oreilles'.

Descriptive line

Vase of bone china painted with enamels and gilded, painted by Carl Henk, Minton & Co., Stoke-on-Trent, ca. 1860.

Materials

Bone china; Enamels

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Scrollwork

Categories

Ceramics; Bone China

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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