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Sauce-tureen with cover and stand
  • Sauce-tureen with cover and stand
    Bone, Henry, born 1755 - died 1834
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Sauce-tureen with cover and stand

  • Place of origin:

    Bristol (city) (made)

  • Date:

    1770-1781 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bone, Henry, born 1755 - died 1834 (enamel painter)
    Bristol porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    3116 to B-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 12, shelf 2 []

Physical description

Sauce-tureen with cover and stand of hard-paste porcelain. Oval, the tureen and cover reeded on the outside and the rim of the stand fluted inside; the tureen has two loop handles, and all have scalloped edge. The three pieces are painted in green, red and yellow, with laurel festoons and borders of husk-pattern. The knob of the cover is in the form of a rose-spray.

Place of Origin

Bristol (city) (made)

Date

1770-1781 (made)

Artist/maker

Bone, Henry, born 1755 - died 1834 (enamel painter)
Bristol porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

Dimensions

Height: 10.8 cm tureen with cover, Length: 18.7 cm tureen with cover

Descriptive line

Sauce-tureen with cover and stand of hard-paste porcelain, decorated in enamels and gilt, painted possibly by Henry Bone, made by Bristol porcelain factory, England, 1770-1781

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Honey, W. B. Old English porcelain London: Faber & Faber, 1948, p. 236, note 1.

Materials

Hard paste porcelain; Enamel

Techniques

Painted; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Husks (motifs); Roses (flowers); Festoons

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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