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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery

Plate

ca.1745-1760 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Circular plate with scalloped border and waved edge, the border painted in colours with rococo cartouches with trophies, flags, laurels and palms and with a fleur-de-lys flanked by putti, the centre with a rococo cartouche flanked by flags and laurels and palms containing a landscape with rabbits


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Tin-glazed earthenware painted in colours
Brief Description
Earthenware plate with design of foliage and trophies around central landscape, France, ca. 1760-ca. 1770
Physical Description
Circular plate with scalloped border and waved edge, the border painted in colours with rococo cartouches with trophies, flags, laurels and palms and with a fleur-de-lys flanked by putti, the centre with a rococo cartouche flanked by flags and laurels and palms containing a landscape with rabbits
Credit line
Given by J. H. Fitzhenry
Object history
Acquisition type: Gift
Production
Acquired as Varages; relabelled 'Southern France, c. 1760-70'



Possibly Fouque and Pelloquin's factory, Moustiers. The trophy decoration possibly commemorating or inspired by the French victory against the English and Austrians at the battle of Fontenoy in 1745.
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
C.586-1909

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record createdJune 7, 2004
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