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Lessore Vase

Vase
ca.1863 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Assembled from seven different components, enamel decorated central body depicting The Defeat of Porus from a series of paintings known as the Triumphs of Alexander by Charles LeBrun, artist signed.


Object details
Category
Object type
Brief description
Wedgwood vase, hand-painted by Emile Lessore, Queen's Ware, two handled floor vase, England, ca.1863
Physical description
Assembled from seven different components, enamel decorated central body depicting The Defeat of Porus from a series of paintings known as the Triumphs of Alexander by Charles LeBrun, artist signed.
Dimensions
  • Height: 60in
Object history
Purchased for the Wedgwood Museum from Skinner Auctioneers, Boston, Massachusetts USA, 12 December 1998, with funding from the Victoria and Albert Purchase Grant Fund. Previously in a private collection in California.
Other numbers
  • 9186 - Wedgwood Museum Accession Number
  • PROV.1845-2016 - Previous number
Collection
Accession number
WE.9245-2014

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Record createdMay 22, 2019
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