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Ewer

Ewer

  • Place of origin:

    Worcester (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1820 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Barr, Flight & Barr (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Herbert Allen

  • Museum number:

    C.462-1935

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Toy ewer of porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. Urn-shaped body on a square plinth, and with a gilt handle in the form of a serpent and spout in the form of an eagle with a ball in its beak. On one side of the body, reserved on an apple-green ground, is an oval panel painted with a bird in a landscape.

Place of Origin

Worcester (made)

Date

ca. 1820 (made)

Artist/maker

Barr, Flight & Barr (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

'Yellow Hammer'
Written in black on the base

'Flight Barr & Barr Worcester'
Written in black

Dimensions

Height: 8.9 cm

Descriptive line

Toy ewer of porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, Barr, Flight & Barr, Worcester, ca. 1820.

Materials

Porcelain; Enamels

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Bird; Eagle; Serpent; Landscape

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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