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Ecce Homo

  • Object:

    Plaque

  • Place of origin:

    Marseilles (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1740 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Fauchier pottery factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware, painted in colours

  • Museum number:

    368-1870

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case W1, shelf 4

Physical description

Oval medallion, tin-glazed earthenware, with plain moulded border picked out in blue, the centre painted in colours (and outlined in manganese) with 'Ecce Homo', Christ looking up to right; two glazed suspension holes and wire loop; the body is a red earthenware, much blackened at the back

Place of Origin

Marseilles (made)

Date

ca. 1740 (made)

Artist/maker

Fauchier pottery factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware, painted in colours

Object history note

Bought from the Aigoin Collection

Descriptive line

Plaque, 'Ecce Homo', earthenware oval medallion with plain moulded border picked out in blue, Fauchier pottery factory, France, about 1740

Production Note

Acquired as Nevers c. 1640-60; reattributed to Marseille, Fauchier factory about 1740

Materials

Earthenware

Subjects depicted

Faith; Instruments of the Passion; Ropes; Crown of thorns; Suffering; Reed

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware; Religion; Christianity

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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