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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery

Flask

ca. 1710-1713 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Flask of Böttger stoneware, after a silver shape, of flattened ovoid form with a female mask to each side, tapering to a narrow neck, and the base with a formal moulded strapwork band and the foot gadrooned.

Object details

Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Böttger stoneware with a formal moulded strapwork band
Brief description
Flask of Böttger stoneware, of flattened ovoid form with a female mask to each side, tapering to a narrow neck, Meissen porcelain factory, Meissen, ca. 1710-1713.
Physical description
Flask of Böttger stoneware, after a silver shape, of flattened ovoid form with a female mask to each side, tapering to a narrow neck, and the base with a formal moulded strapwork band and the foot gadrooned.
Dimensions
  • Height: 15cm
Marks and inscriptions
'184/R' (In black enamel (Japanese Palace inventory number).)
Credit line
From the Arthur and Hilde Weiner Collection. Accepted by HM Government in lieu of inheritance tax and allocated to the V&A, 2006
Object history
Formerly in the Arthur and Hilde Weiner Collection, and the Japanese Palace, Dresden.
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession number
C.28-2006

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Record createdApril 21, 2009
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