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Plate

  • Place of origin:

    Rouen (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1750-ca. 1760 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware, painted in colours

  • Museum number:

    452-1870

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 46, shelf 1

Physical description

Octagonal plate, tin-glazed earthenware painted in colours with a Chinese musician and a dancer on a pavilion, with dragon, bird and insects around; the footrim with two suspension holes

Place of Origin

Rouen (made)

Date

ca. 1750-ca. 1760 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware, painted in colours

Marks and inscriptions

No mark

Dimensions

Width: 24.0 cm, Length: 23.8 cm, Height: 4.1 cm, Weight: 0.580 kg

Object history note

Bought from the Aigoin Collection.
Acquisition type: Purchase

Descriptive line

Octagonal plate, tin-glazed earthenware painted in colours with a Chinese musician and dancer on a pavilion with dragon and insects, France, about 1750-1760

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

Arthur Lane, French Faïence, 1948, pl. 29A

Production Note

Acquired as Rouen, period of Louis XV

Materials

Earthenware; Tin-glaze

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Orientalism; Dancer; Flowers; Musician; Dragon; Trees; Pavilions; Insects

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware; Tableware & cutlery

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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