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Barber's basin

  • Place of origin:

    Moustiers-Sainte Marie (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1739-ca. 1749 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Olérys and Laugier's pottery factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed eathenware, painted in colours

  • Museum number:

    462-1870

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case Z1, shelf 2

Physical description

Oval bowl, tin-glazed earthenware, with shaped edge and neck indentation, the centre painted with Diana and Actaeon in a landscape in colours, within a grotesque cartouche with strapwork, festoons monkeys and satyrs, the border painted with swags and insects and with an unidentified coat of arms and the motto 'HAEC SIGNA VOCANT'; the footrim drilled for suspension loop

Place of Origin

Moustiers-Sainte Marie (made)

Date

ca. 1739-ca. 1749 (made)

Artist/maker

Olérys and Laugier's pottery factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed eathenware, painted in colours

Marks and inscriptions

'OL'
Painted in monogram in ochre

'P.'
Unidentified painter's mark, painted in ochre

'HAEC SIGNA VOCANT'
Decoration

Object history note

Bought from the Aigoin Collection
Acquisition type: Purchase

Descriptive line

Oval bowl, tin-glazed earthenware, painted with Diana and Actaeon in a landscape in colours, Olérys and Laugier's pottery factory, France, about 1739-1749

Materials

Earthenware

Subjects depicted

Insects; Coats of arms; Festoons; Satyrs; Monkey; Cartouche; Strapwork

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware; Tableware & cutlery

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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