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Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Stoke-on-Trent (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1825 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Spode Ceramic Works (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bone-china painted in enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss H. M. Gulson in memory of Mr J. Spode.

  • Museum number:

    372-1899

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 16, shelf 4

A cluster of successful new potteries sprung up about the year 1800. Of these, Spode prospered by mass-producing the best quality transfer-printed pottery. The firm also produced a range of increasingly sophisticated ornamental and table wares made from bone china. The impressive new mansion at Penkhull was one of the more obvious results of this success for the Spode family. The house is shown on this vase.

Physical description

Bone-china vase, one of a pair, painted in enamels with a view of The Mount Penkhull, residence of Josiah Spode II.

Place of Origin

Stoke-on-Trent (made)

Date

ca. 1825 (made)

Artist/maker

Spode Ceramic Works (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Bone-china painted in enamels

Marks and inscriptions

'SPODE' painted in red enamel

Dimensions

Length: 25.4 cm maximum

Descriptive line

Bone-china vase, one of a pair, painted in enamels with a view of The Mount Penkhull, by Spode, Stoke-on-Trent, about 1825.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Hildyard, Robin. European Ceramics. London : V&A Publications, 1999. p.89, ill. ISBN 1851772596

Materials

Bone china; Enamel paint

Techniques

Painting

Subjects depicted

Mask; Floral pattern

Categories

Ceramics; Images Online; Bone China; Vases

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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