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Vase

Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Bristol (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1770 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bristol porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted with yellow enamel, over-painted and pierced

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Herbert Allen

  • Museum number:

    C.614-1935

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 12, shelf 5

Physical description

Vase of porcelain covered with yellow enamel upon which are painted formal sprays of flowers in purple. Hexagonal in shape with female masks on either end suspended with festoons of flowers and ribbons in relief. The neck flares outwards and is pierced.

Place of Origin

Bristol (made)

Date

ca. 1770 (made)

Artist/maker

Bristol porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted with yellow enamel, over-painted and pierced

Dimensions

Height: 30.5 cm

Object history note

Formerly in the Alfred Trapnell Collection.

Descriptive line

Hexagonal vase of porcelain covered with yellow enamel upon which are painted sprays of flower, Bristol porcelain factory, Bristol, ca. 1770.

Materials

Porcelain; Enamels

Techniques

Painted; Pierced

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Festoons; Masks

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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