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Plaque
  • Plaque
    Solon, Louis Marc Emmanuel, born 1835 - died 1913
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Plaque

  • Place of origin:

    Stoke-on-Trent (made)

  • Date:

    1907 (dated)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Solon, Louis Marc Emmanuel, born 1835 - died 1913 (decorator)
    Minton (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain with pâte-sur-pâte decoration on a blue ground

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs F.C. Ormerod

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.306-1953

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 19, shelf 5

Physical description

Plaque of porcelain with pâte-sur-pâte decoration on a blue ground. Decorated with a winged cupid on a stepped pedestal fanning the fire below a tripod holding a glass flask.

Place of Origin

Stoke-on-Trent (made)

Date

1907 (dated)

Artist/maker

Solon, Louis Marc Emmanuel, born 1835 - died 1913 (decorator)
Minton (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain with pâte-sur-pâte decoration on a blue ground

Marks and inscriptions

'Cupidon en chimister abile / De deux faittunsurson fourneau / Mais qu'on renverse l'ustensile / Cela fera deux de nouveau'
Inscription in French on the side of the pedestal in the front

'L. Solon'
Signed on the front below the inscription

'07'
Dated 1907 on the front below the inscription

Dimensions

Width: 13.9 cm, Diameter: 13.9 cm

Descriptive line

Plaque of porcelain with pâte-sur-pâte decoration on a blue ground, decorated by M.L. Solon, Minton & Co., Stoke-on-Trent, dated 1907

Production Note

Given by the decorator to William Burton.

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Pâte-sur-pâte

Subjects depicted

Cupid; Flask; Tripod

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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