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Oval serving dish or stand
  • Oval serving dish or stand
    Lunéville pottery factory
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Oval serving dish or stand

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1760 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lunéville pottery factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware painted in colours

  • Museum number:

    480-1870

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case B2, shelf 4

Physical description

Dish, tin-glazed earthenware, the centre painted with exotic birds, and the border with insects, the edge and moulded ribs picked out in crimson and yellow.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

ca. 1760 (made)

Artist/maker

Lunéville pottery factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware painted in colours

Object history note

Bought from the Aigoin Collection

Descriptive line

Dish, tin-glazed earthenware, the centre painted with exotic birds, and the border with insects, Lunéville pottery factory, France, about 1760

Production Note

Acquired as Lunéville ca. 1760; relabelled as Aprey; examined in 1932 by Hans Haug, Director of Strasbourg Museum, who suggested it was not Aprey but of uncertain Lorraine maunufacture, perhaps Lunéville.

Materials

Earthenware

Subjects depicted

Insects; Stylised birds; Ladybirds; Bees; Birds; Butterflies

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware; Tableware & cutlery

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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