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Vase and cover

  • Place of origin:

    Meissen (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1755-1765 (made)
    ca. 1770 (mounted)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain painted in enamel colours and gilt, mounted in ormolu

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by the Hon. Mrs A. E. Pleydell-Bouverie

  • Museum number:

    C.55&A-1968

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 23, shelf 2 []

Physical description

Baluster shaped vase with domed cover. With applied coloured flowers and leaves, forming wreaths around the panels on either side. The panels are filled with brightly coloured birds in landscapes. The remainder of the vase is left white apart from scattered bouquets and sprays of flowers and gilt lines. The ormolu base is in Louis XVI style.

Place of Origin

Meissen (made)

Date

ca. 1755-1765 (made)
ca. 1770 (mounted)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain painted in enamel colours and gilt, mounted in ormolu

Descriptive line

Vase and cover, hard-paste porcelain painted in enamel colours and gilt, mounted in ormolu, made by Meissen porcelain factory, Germany, ca. 1755-65.

Production Note

Attribution from the manuscript catalogue dates from about 1970 and was compiled by William Hutton of the Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio.

Materials

Hard paste porcelain; Ormolu

Techniques

Painted; Gilt; Mounted

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Birds; Cartouches; Landscapes

Categories

Ph_survey; Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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