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Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Nevers (made)

  • Date:

    second half of 17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware covered with enamel and painted in white and yellow mounted in ormoulu

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss Mary Wells

  • Museum number:

    C.688-1909

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case W1, shelf 3

Physical description

Vase of earthenware covered with a dark blue enamel and painted in white and yellow mounted in ormoulu. Gourd-shaped with expanding mouth. The body is painted with a bird, butterfly and two sprays of flowers. The neck is painted with Chinese palm leaves. The ormoulu mounts on the rim and foot are decorated with borders of leaves.

Place of Origin

Nevers (made)

Date

second half of 17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware covered with enamel and painted in white and yellow mounted in ormoulu

Dimensions

Height: 25.7 cm, Diameter: 11.4 cm

Object history note

One of a pair with C.688A-1909.

Descriptive line

Vase of earthenware covered with enamel and painted in white and yellow mounted in ormoulu, Nevers, second half of 17th century.

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Painted; Mounted

Subjects depicted

Palm; Flowers; Bird; Leaves; Butterfly

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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