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Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (probably, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1830 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain, glazed, gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss H. M. Gulson in memory of Mr J. Spode.

  • Museum number:

    377A-1899

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 16, shelf 4

Physical description

Vase, one of a pair, decorated with classical subjects in gilding on a blue ground. Pear-shaped body with spreading mouth and foot, and two mask handles. On the body are two panels, the one containing a thyrsus leaning against a pedestal, and the other a bowl of fruit; the remaining surface is decorated with arabesques. Round the neck and foot are rows of white bead ornament.

Place of Origin

Paris (probably, made)

Date

ca. 1830 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain, glazed, gilt

Dimensions

Height: 25.1 cm, Width: 11.1 cm

Object history note

One of a pair with 377-1899.

Descriptive line

Porcelain vase, one of a pair, decorated with classical subjects in gilding on a blue ground, probably France (Paris), about 1830

Production Note

Acquired as Spode, probably because it was owned by a descendent of the Spode family and came to the Museum with a large collection of Spode.

Materials

Hard paste porcelain

Techniques

Glazed; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Thyrsus; Arabesques; Fruit

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain; Vases

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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