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On display at V&A Dundee
Scottish Design Galleries, V&A Dundee

Romance of the Western Chamber

Plate
ca. 1880-1890 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Rice-plate, earthenware with pattern showing two figures in an interior, printed in purple


Object details

Categories
Object type
Titles
  • Romance of the Western Chamber (popular title)
  • China (manufacturer's title)
Materials and techniques
Transfer-printed earthenware
Brief description
Rice-plate, transfer-printed earthenware, 'China' pattern in purple, R.Cochran & Co., Glasgow, ca.1880-90
Physical description
Rice-plate, earthenware with pattern showing two figures in an interior, printed in purple
Dimensions
  • Diameter: 24cm
  • Height: 4.6cm
checked 17/04/2009 checked by H.Ramakers Ceramics conservation 27/10/2016
Production typeMass produced
Marks and inscriptions
  • 'CHINA' (pattern name printed in purple to base)
  • Cochran trade mark: roundel incorporating a Britannia figure, the words 'TRADE MARK' and above 'COCHRAN GLASGOW' (printed in purple to base)
  • 'K' (printed in purple to base)
Subject depicted
Bibliographic reference
Christie's South Kensington sale catalogue: From Scotland to South East Asia and Beyond: the Edwin Robertson Collection of Bell Export Pottery, Thursday 27 September 2007. Lot 169.
Collection
Accession number
C.92-2007

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Record createdApril 17, 2009
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