Sweetmeat Dish

ca. 1760 (made)
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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Sweetmeat dish of soft-paste porcelain with moulded decoration in relief and painted in colours. In the form of three deep scalloped-shells painted inside with bouquets and resting on rock work encrusted with various small shells and coral. The handle, placed at the junction of the three scallop-shells, is in the form of a univalve shell.


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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Soft-paste porcelain with moulded decoration in relief and painted in colours
Brief Description
Sweetmeat dish of soft-paste porcelain with moulded decoration in relief and painted in colours, Bow Porcelain Factory, Bow, ca. 1760
Physical Description
Sweetmeat dish of soft-paste porcelain with moulded decoration in relief and painted in colours. In the form of three deep scalloped-shells painted inside with bouquets and resting on rock work encrusted with various small shells and coral. The handle, placed at the junction of the three scallop-shells, is in the form of a univalve shell.
Dimensions
  • Height: 15.9cm
  • Width: 20.6cm
Credit line
Given by Col. Waldo-Sibthorp
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
363-1902

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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