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Seal

Seal

  • Place of origin:

    Chelsea (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1750 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Chelsea Porcelain factory (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted in colours, gilded and mounted in gold with an intaglio in carnelian

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mill Stephenson, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.444-1927

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 9, shelf 6

Physical description

Seal of soft-paste porcelain, in the form of a woman with a baby, painted in colours and gilded. Mounted in gold with an intaglio in carnelian. The woman is in pink cloak and white headdress and sits on a green mound. Around the base is the motto 'J'AIME DES L'ENFANCE'. he carnelian is cut with two hearts on an altar.

Place of Origin

Chelsea (made)

Date

ca. 1750 (made)

Artist/maker

Chelsea Porcelain factory (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted in colours, gilded and mounted in gold with an intaglio in carnelian

Marks and inscriptions

'J'AIME DES L'ENFANCE'
Inscribed in red around the base

Dimensions

Height: 2.9 cm, Width: 1.6 cm

Descriptive line

Seal of soft-paste porcelain painted in colours and gilded, Chelsea Porcelain factory, Chelsea, ca. 1750.

Materials

Soft paste porcelain; Gold; Carnelian

Techniques

Painted; Gilded; Mounted; Incised

Subjects depicted

Woman; Baby

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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