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Beaker and cover

Beaker and cover

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    1857 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Gèly, Leopold-Jules-Joseph (decorator)
    Sèvres porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain, with pâte-sur-pâte decoration and ormolu mounts

  • Credit Line:

    Given by C. H. Campbell, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.293&A-1921

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case C1, shelf 2 []

Physical description

Porcelain mug ands cover, the beaker with flared body, domed lid. Pâte-sur-pâte decoration of seabeasts, strapwork etc and ormolu mounts at foot, rim and knop, in the form of a pineapple.
Mounts: ormolu, at foot and rim of lid

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

1857 (made)

Artist/maker

Gèly, Leopold-Jules-Joseph (decorator)
Sèvres porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain, with pâte-sur-pâte decoration and ormolu mounts

Marks and inscriptions

'8.1.57'
Maker's mark; incised (indistinct); on base

'J Gely'
Signature; in the decoration

Object history note

Formerly in the collection of Colin Minton Campbell
Acquisition type: Gift

Descriptive line

Porcelain, with pâte-sur-pâte decoration and ormolu mounts, Sèvres porcelain factory, France, 1857

Materials

Porcelain

Subjects depicted

Strapwork; Sea creatures; Pineapple

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain; Drinking

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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