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Ladle

Ladle

  • Place of origin:

    Caughley (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1788-93 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Caughley Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted in underglaze blue and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Alfred Darby, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.191-1921

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 11, shelf 6

Physical description

Ladle of soft-paste porcelain painted in underglaze blue and gilded. Circular bowl painted inside with a tower beside a plum tree in blue, surmounted by dots and circles in gold. Long curved handle.

Place of Origin

Caughley (made)

Date

ca. 1788-93 (made)

Artist/maker

Caughley Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted in underglaze blue and gilded

Dimensions

Length: 17.1 cm

Descriptive line

Ladle of soft-paste porcelain painted in underglaze blue and gilded, Caughley Porcelain Factory, Caughley, ca. 1788-93

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Tree; Plum; Dots

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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