Vase

ca. 1800 (made)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Vase of porcelain painted with colours and gilded. Crater-shaped body with two landscapes, on in colours and the other in mauve. Between them are two oval panels, in one of which is a lady standing and reading, and in the other a woman sits at a table writing. Gilt handles with lion masks. Spreading foot.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Porcelain painted with colours and gilded
Brief Description
Vase of porcelain painted with colours and gilded, possibly made by J. & C. Whitehead, Staffordshire, ca. 1800.
Physical Description
Vase of porcelain painted with colours and gilded. Crater-shaped body with two landscapes, on in colours and the other in mauve. Between them are two oval panels, in one of which is a lady standing and reading, and in the other a woman sits at a table writing. Gilt handles with lion masks. Spreading foot.
Dimensions
  • Height: 19.1cm
  • Diameter: 15.2cm
Marks and Inscriptions
A cross (In gold)
Credit line
Presented by Lt. Col. K. Dingwall, DSO with Art Fund support
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
C.425-1918

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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