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Ewer

Ewer

  • Place of origin:

    Sèvres (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sèvres porcelain factory (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware, incised and glazed

  • Museum number:

    2686-1856

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 37, shelf 6

Physical description

Ewer of incised earthenware 'cinque cento' ornament and with a transparent brown glaze. The neck or spout is formed by a dolphin. Handle intertwined with serpents.

Place of Origin

Sèvres (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Sèvres porcelain factory (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware, incised and glazed

Dimensions

Height: 34.6 cm, Width: 17.1 cm, Depth: 14.6 cm

Descriptive line

Ewer of incised earthenware 'cinque cento' ornament and glazed, Sèvres porcelain factory, Sèvres, 19th century

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Bryant, Julius. Art and Design for all: The Victoria and Albert Museum . London: V&A publishing, 2011. ISBN 978 1 85177 666 5

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Incised; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Dolphin; Serpents

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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