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Dish

Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Chelsea (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1756-1760 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Chelsea Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Nancy Valpy

  • Museum number:

    C.50-1975

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Tureen stand of soft-paste porcelain painted with green and black enamels and gilded. Recessed base and narrow horizontal rim slightly turned up at the edge. The centre is painted with a view of buildings beyond a bridge and a flag flying from a tower. Outside are two landscapes. One shows a barrack-like building, turrets and a manor house. The other has buildings. Trees frames each landscape. Gilt border.

Place of Origin

Chelsea (made)

Date

ca. 1756-1760 (made)

Artist/maker

Chelsea Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

An anchor
In red

Dimensions

Diameter: 74.9 cm

Descriptive line

Tureen stand of soft-paste porcelain painted with green and black enamels and gilded, Chelsea Porcelain factory, Chelsea, ca. 1756-1760.

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Border; Trees; Buildings; Landscapes

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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