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Seal

  • Place of origin:

    Chelsea (possibly, made)
    Derby (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1775 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Chelsea Porcelain factory (manufacturer)
    Derby Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain mounted in gold with a cornelian cut with an intaglio

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mr John George Joicey

  • Museum number:

    C.1275-1919

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Seal of soft-paste porcelain mounted in gold with a carnelian cut with an intaglio of a classical bust. In the form of a figure of Cupid seated on a lion.

Place of Origin

Chelsea (possibly, made)
Derby (possibly, made)

Date

ca. 1775 (made)

Artist/maker

Chelsea Porcelain factory (manufacturer)
Derby Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain mounted in gold with a cornelian cut with an intaglio

Marks and inscriptions

'AMOR VINCET OMNIA'
Inscribed on the domed base

Dimensions

Height: 3.8 cm

Descriptive line

Seal of soft-paste porcelain mounted in gold with a carnelian cut with an intaglio of a classical bust, Chelsea-Derby, ca. 1775

Materials

Soft paste porcelain; Gold; Cornelian

Techniques

Mounted; Intaglio

Subjects depicted

Lion

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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