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Ewer and basin

Ewer and basin

  • Place of origin:

    Fenton (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1830 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    G.M. & C.J. Mason (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Herbert Allen

  • Museum number:

    C.813&A-1935

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 29, shelf 2 []

Physical description

Ewer and basin of earthenware painted with enamels and gilded. Octagonal in shape and with gilt decoration, partly in relief, on a dark blue ground.

Place of Origin

Fenton (made)

Date

ca. 1830 (made)

Artist/maker

G.M. & C.J. Mason (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware painted with enamels and gilded

Object history note

The relief of woman and children on the ewer is copied from designs made for Wedgwood's jasper ware.

Descriptive line

Ewer and basin of earthenware painted with enamels and gilded, G.M. & C.J. Mason, Fenton, ca. 1830.

Materials

Earthenware; Enamels

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Foliage; Crocodile; Fret; Dragon; Children; Acanthus; Women

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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