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Vase

Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Florence (made)

  • Date:

    1900 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cantagalli, Ulisse (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware, hand painted

  • Museum number:

    1586-1900

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case I1, shelf 3

Physical description

Vase of tin-glazed earthenware hand-painted in colours. Trumpet-shaped with a fluted rim. Eight-lobed with a spreading mouth and base. Painted with anemones on tall stems on a blue ground.

Place of Origin

Florence (made)

Date

1900 (made)

Artist/maker

Cantagalli, Ulisse (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware, hand painted

Marks and inscriptions

A cockerel
painted in brown

'Manifattura Cantagalli L'
on a paper label

Dimensions

Height: 31 cm, Diameter: 15.9 cm

Object history note

Cantagalli made a group of ceramics to contemporary designs for the international exhibition, Paris, 1900. This example is of that type.

Historical significance: In 1878 Ulisse Cantagalli inherited a factory in Florence and began to trade as Manifattura Figli di Giuseppe Cantagalli. His main production was of copies of Italian maiolica, but also of other European and Middle Eastern ceramics.. In 1900 he made a group of ceramics to new, contemporary designs specifically fior the international exhibition held in Paris in 1900. This example is of that type. In 1900 he made a group of ceramics to new, contemporary designs specifically fior the international exhibition held in Paris in 1900. This example is of that type.

Descriptive line

Vase of tin-glazed earthenware hand-painted in colours, Ulisse Cantagalli, Florence, 1900.

Materials

Earthenware; Tin glaze

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Fluted; Lobed; Anemones

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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