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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Worcester (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1800 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Chamberlain, Humphrey Jr, born 1791 - died 1824 (painter)
    Kauffman, Angelica, born 1741 - died 1807 (artist)
    Chamberlain & Co. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Herbert Allen

  • Museum number:

    C.527-1935

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 15, shelf 5

Physical description

Dessert dish of porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. Square with wavy sides. Round the rim is a border of gilt foliage on a dark blue band. The figure-subjects of two Bacchantes adorning Pan with a garland of flowers occupies a medallion in the middle.

Place of Origin

Worcester (made)

Date

ca. 1800 (made)

Artist/maker

Chamberlain, Humphrey Jr, born 1791 - died 1824 (painter)
Kauffman, Angelica, born 1741 - died 1807 (artist)
Chamberlain & Co. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Dimensions

Length: 22.9 cm, Width: 22.9 cm

Object history note

Formerly in the William Bemrose Collection. The figure-subject in the middle is copied from an engraving by F. Bartolozzi after a design by Angelica Kauffmann.

Descriptive line

Dessert dish of porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, painted by Humphrey Chamberlain junior, Chamberlain & Co., Worcester, ca. 1800.

Materials

Porcelain; Enamels

Techniques

Gilded; Painted

Subjects depicted

Medallions (ornament areas); Foliage; Bacchante; Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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