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Brazier

Brazier

  • Place of origin:

    Bologna (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware with impressed decoration covered with a dark brown glaze

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    4212-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 43, shelf 2

Physical description

Brazier of red earthenware with impressed decoration covered with a dark brown glaze. In the form of a round basket with a high plaited arch handle, at the lower ends of which are human masks. The body is impressed with vertical bands of conventional ornament of two designs alternately.

Place of Origin

Bologna (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware with impressed decoration covered with a dark brown glaze

Dimensions

Height: 23.8 cm, Diameter: 15.2 cm

Descriptive line

Brazier of red earthenware with impressed decoration covered with a dark brown glaze, Bologna, 19th century.

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Glazed; Impressed

Subjects depicted

Mask

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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