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Vase and cover

Vase and cover

  • Place of origin:

    Worcester (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1820 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain with perforation

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    3292&A-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 15, shelf 7 []

Physical description

Vase and cover of porcelain. Ovoid body, short incurved neck with spreading mouth, circular foot resting on a square plinth. On the body are two handles in the form of satyr heads, and a row of bead ornament round the shoulder, above which are lozenge-shaped perforations. The cover has a knob in the form of flames.

Place of Origin

Worcester (made)

Date

ca. 1820 (made)

Artist/maker

Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain with perforation

Marks and inscriptions

A stroke, in underglaze blue

Dimensions

Height: 16.5 cm, Diameter: 7.6 cm

Descriptive line

Vase and cover of porcelain, Worcester porcelain factory (Flightt, Barr & Barr period), England, ca. 1820

Production Note

Flightt, Barr & Barr period

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Perforated

Subjects depicted

Lozenges; Flames; Satyrs

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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