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Ewer

Ewer

  • Place of origin:

    Stoke-on-Trent (made)

  • Date:

    1833-1847 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Copeland & Garrett (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    2690-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 16, shelf 7

Physical description

Ewer of porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt. Ovoid body, narrow neck, expanding mouth with long curved lip, tall foot rising form a scrolled base, gilt loop handle in the form of a winged serpent. The vase has a cream-coloured ground; on either side of the body is a bouquet in colours, and round the neck is a row of bosses in imitation of jewels.

Place of Origin

Stoke-on-Trent (made)

Date

1833-1847 (made)

Artist/maker

Copeland & Garrett (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in enamels and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

'COPELAND AND GARRETT' under a crown, within a wreath of the rose, thistle and shamrock
Printed in green

Dimensions

Height: 29.8 cm, Diameter: 10.2 cm

Descriptive line

Ewer of porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt, Copeland & Garrett, Stoke-on-Trent, 1833-1847

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Bouquets; Bosses; Serpents

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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