Spice Box

19th century (made)
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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Spice box of tin-glazed earthenware painted in blue. Oval with projecting panels at the sides. Divided into two compartments and fitted with covers hinged with pewter. Painted with lambrequins and borders of foliage.


object details
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Tin-glazed earthenware painted in blue and pewter covers
Brief Description
Spice box of tin-glazed earthenware painted in blue, Rouen pottery factory, Rouen, 19th century.
Physical Description
Spice box of tin-glazed earthenware painted in blue. Oval with projecting panels at the sides. Divided into two compartments and fitted with covers hinged with pewter. Painted with lambrequins and borders of foliage.
Dimensions
  • Height: 6.7cm
  • Length: 13cm
  • Width: 9.3cm
  • Weight: 0.270kg
Marks and Inscriptions
'H V' (In underglaze blue)
Credit line
Bequeathed by Howard D.L. Galton
Production
Thought by Christophe Pèrles to be 19th century (November 2009).
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
C.22-1924

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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