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  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1765 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bow Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain with applied and enamelled decoration

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Miss Irene Babington Jones

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 1, shelf 6

Physical description

Vase of tall, splayed beaker shape with pierced basketwork border at the top, moulded with forget-me-not flowers picked out in blue and yellow; the same flower motif, moulded and enamelled, though not pierced, appears on the foot. Just above the foot is a projecting ruff apparently simulating feathers and leaves and picked out in pink and blue; round the centre of the exterior is a band of ornament including two coloured cherub-heads; the remainder of the exterior applied with coloured flowers and painted with insects on a white ground. The interior is plain white.

Place of Origin

London (made)


ca. 1765 (made)


Bow Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain with applied and enamelled decoration


Height: 16.7 cm

Descriptive line

Vase, soft-paste porcelain with applied and enamelled decoration; Bow Porcelain Factory, England (London), ca. 1765


Soft paste porcelain


Enamelled; Glazed; Applied work

Subjects depicted

Cherubs; Flowers


Ceramics; Porcelain


Ceramics Collection

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