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Bottle

  • Place of origin:

    Delft (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1690 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware painted with enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Stuart Gerald Davis

  • Museum number:

    C.94-1951

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case C2, shelf 2

Physical description

Bottle of tin-glazed earthenware painted with enamels. Body of inverted-baluster shape surmounted by a thin neck which swells into a bulb below the spreading lip. Octagonal in section throughout. Decoration consists of two sprays of leaves and flowers with birds and insects flying above them and between them are two winged putti holding leaf sprays. Round the lip is a blue dentil border.

Place of Origin

Delft (made)

Date

ca. 1690 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware painted with enamels

Dimensions

Height: 28.6 cm

Descriptive line

Bottle of tin-glazed earthenware painted with enamels, Delft, ca. 1690.

Production Note

Attributed by Frits Scholten of the Rijksmuseum, 21/01/98

Materials

Tin glaze; Earthenware

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Leaves; Flowers; Putti; Insects; Birds

Categories

Delftware; Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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