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  • Place of origin:

    Longport (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Davenport & Co. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Herbert Allen

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 16, shelf 2

Physical description

Vase of porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. Urn-shaped with two handles in the form of gilt-winged female terminal figures, and a square plinth in black. On either side of the neck and body are grotesque Chinese figures in a landscape setting. The foot is coloured to imitate pink marble.

Place of Origin

Longport (made)


19th century (made)


Davenport & Co. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted with enamels and gilded


Height: 24.1 cm

Descriptive line

Vase of porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, possibly Davenport & Co., Longport, 19th century.


Porcelain; Enamels


Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Grotesque; Terminal; Landscape


Ceramics; Porcelain


Ceramics Collection

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