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Wig stand

Wig stand

  • Place of origin:

    Nevers (made)

  • Date:

    late 17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Enamelled earthenware painted in blue

  • Credit Line:

    Given by J. H. Fitzhenry

  • Museum number:

    C.619-1909

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 45, shelf 4

Physical description

Wig stand of enamelled earthenware painted in blue. In the form of a globe painted with pseudo-Chinese landscapes in a medallion and two lateral panels, supported on a high stem with three knops rising from a circular foot which is decorated with acanthus foliage.

Place of Origin

Nevers (made)

Date

late 17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Enamelled earthenware painted in blue

Dimensions

Height: 20.3 cm, Diameter: 12.7 cm

Descriptive line

Wig stand of enamelled earthenware painted in blue, Nevers, late 17th century.

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Panels; Medallion; Landscapes; Acanthus

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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