Cruet Bottle

first half of 18th century (made)
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

Cruet bottle for vinegar of earthenware painted with blue enamel. Bulbous body with a high foot, narrow neck with a small lip and loop handle. Painted in blue with wavy stems bearing flowers and foliage.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Earthenware painted with blue enamel
Brief Description
Cruet bottle for vinegar of earthenware painted with blue enamel, Rouen pottery factory, Rouen, first half of 18th century.
Physical Description
Cruet bottle for vinegar of earthenware painted with blue enamel. Bulbous body with a high foot, narrow neck with a small lip and loop handle. Painted in blue with wavy stems bearing flowers and foliage.
Dimensions
  • Height: 14.4cm
  • Depth: 8.8cm
  • Width: 7.0cm
  • Weight: 0.160kg
Marks and Inscriptions
(No mark)
Credit line
Given by Mrs Herbert Allen (Maude Louise Allen)
Object history
Purchased by Mr. Allen as a pair with C.178-1922
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
C.177-1922

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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