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Dish

Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Chelsea (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1755 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Chelsea Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted with enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mr Arthur Hurst

  • Museum number:

    C.185-1940

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 3, shelf 2

Physical description

Dish of porcelain painted with enamels. Circular and saucer-shaped, lobed and boldly fluted at the edge. Painted with red-fruited vines and banded hedges, and a kylin in red, blue and turquoise and yellow in imitation of Japanese kakiemon porcelain. Brown edge.

Place of Origin

Chelsea (made)

Date

ca. 1755 (made)

Artist/maker

Chelsea Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted with enamels

Marks and inscriptions

An anchor
In red

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.3 cm

Descriptive line

Dish of porcelain painted with enamels, Chelsea Porcelain factory, Chelsea, ca. 1755.

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Lobed; Qilin; Hedges; Vines

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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