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Vase

Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Hanley (made)

  • Date:

    mid 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Thomas Sneyd (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain with gilt deocration

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    2646-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 19, shelf 8

Physical description

Vase of porcelain, decorated with gilding on a dark blue ground. Ovoid body, long narrow neck, recurved mouth with wavy edge, tall foot, two scrolled loop handles rising from the shoulder. On one side are figures of two Roman soldiers, and on the other is a vase. The remaining surface is decorated with crossed spears, crescents, rosettes and small sprays of foliage.

Place of Origin

Hanley (made)

Date

mid 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Thomas Sneyd (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain with gilt deocration

Marks and inscriptions

'T. SNEYD HANLEY' in a shaped compartment
Impressed

Dimensions

Height: 32.7 cm, Width: 16.5 cm

Descriptive line

Vase, porcelain with gilt deocration on a dark blue ground, made by Thomas Sneyd, Hanley, Staffordshire, mid 19th century

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Gilt

Subjects depicted

Rosettes; Foliation (pattern); Spears; Soldiers; Crescents

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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