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Vase and cover

Vase and cover

  • Place of origin:

    Worcester (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1775 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, painted in colours and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    3213&A-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 4, shelf 1 []

Physical description

Vase and cover of soft-paste porcelain. Oviform with two rococo scrolled loop handles; the knob of the cover is in the form of a flower. The body is decorated with two rococo panels painted with trees, chrysanthemums and exotic birds in colours on a white ground. On the neck and cover are two small panels respectively, similarly painted with floral sprays. The remaining surfaces are covered with a blue scale-pattern, and the panels are surrounded by a gilt rococo border.

Place of Origin

Worcester (made)

Date

ca. 1775 (made)

Artist/maker

Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, painted in colours and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

A fretted square, in blue

Dimensions

Height: 17.1 cm, Diameter: 8.3 cm

Descriptive line

Vase and cover of soft-paste porcelain, painted in colours and gilt, Worcester porcelain factory, England, ca. 1775

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Scale pattern; Trees; Birds; Chrysanthemum

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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