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Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Wales (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown
    Colclough, Matthew (painter)
    Goodsby, James (modeller)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted with enamels, modelled biscuit porcelain and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Herbert Allen

  • Museum number:

    C.595-1935

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Vase of porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. Beaker-shaped and with two gilt handles springing from grotesque masks, and with three bronze-coloured paw feet. Below the rim is a wreath of flowers modelled in white biscuit porcelain, and applied in high relief. Round the lower part is a band of bead ornament. On either side below the wreath is a bullfinch on a branch of cherries, and two goldfinches with their nest. Inside is a formal gilt border.

Place of Origin

Wales (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown
Colclough, Matthew (painter)
Goodsby, James (modeller)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted with enamels, modelled biscuit porcelain and gilded

Dimensions

Height: 13 cm

Object history note

Formerly in the Alfred Trapnell Collection.

Descriptive line

Vase of porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, probably painted by Matthew Colclough, possibly modelled by James Goodsby, Wales, 19th century.

Materials

Porcelain; Enamels; Biscuit

Techniques

Painted; Gilded; Modelled

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Bullfinch; Cherries; Masks; Beading; Goldfinch

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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