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Bottle

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1760 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Legh Tolson

  • Museum number:

    C.64-1932

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 13, shelf 3

Physical description

Bottle of porcelain, bulbous with tapering neck. Painted, in each of two oval panels outlined in husk pattern, with the Arms of Carmichael (argent a fesse wreathed sable and or), in a richly foliated shield, and the motto "TOUJOURS PREST"; at the top garlands, and elsewhere small sprigs of flowers.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

ca. 1760 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels and gilt

Dimensions

Height: 13.3 cm, Diameter: 26.7 cm

Descriptive line

Chinese Armorial porcelain bottle, decorated with the Arms of Carmichael; porcelain painted in overglaze enamels and gilt; China (Jingdezhen), Qing dynasty, ca. 1760

Production Note

label

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Glazed; Painted; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Garlands; Floral patterns; Coats of arms; Husks (motifs)

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain; Scotland

Collection

East Asia Collection

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