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Plate - Dr Syntax in the Glass House
  • Dr Syntax in the Glass House
    New Hall porcelain factory
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Dr Syntax in the Glass House

  • Object:

    Plate

  • Place of origin:

    Shelton (made)

  • Date:

    1823-1827 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    New Hall porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bone china painted with enamels, moulded and gilded

  • Museum number:

    C.41-1987

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Plate of bone china painted with enamels and gilded. Circular with the edge moulded with eight lobes, four large and four small. The central roundel is painted with 'Doctor Syntax in the Glass House', and is encircled by gilt and pink enamel festoons and floral ornament reserved on a blue ground. The border has four gilt-bordered reserved panels each containing a flower. These panels alternate with moulded leafy floral sprays reserved on the blue ground and enriched with gilt leafy sprays.

Place of Origin

Shelton (made)

Date

1823-1827 (made)

Artist/maker

New Hall porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Bone china painted with enamels, moulded and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

'Dr Syntax in the Glass House'
Inscribed

'2679'
Pattern number painted in red enamel

Dimensions

Diameter: 21.2 cm

Object history note

'Doctor Syntax in the Glass House' is after Thomas Rowlandson (1820).

Descriptive line

Plate of bone china painted with enamels and gilded, New Hall porcelain factory, Shelton, 1823-1827.

Materials

Bone china

Techniques

Painted; Moulded; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Figures; Leaves; Festoons; Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Bone China

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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