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

Vase and Cover

ca. 1775 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Vase and cover, part of a garniture set of three vases, with ovoid body, short neck and spreading foot. Soft-paste porcelain, painted in red, pink, lilac, yellow, turquoise, green and blue enamel with a bouquet and a spray of flowers. Two sprays on the cover. Border of arches and dots in red.

Object details

Categories
Object type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Vase
  • Cover
Materials and techniques
Soft-paste porcelain painted in overglaze enamels
Brief description
Vase and cover, part of a garniture set of three vases, soft-paste porcelain, painted in overglaze polychrome enamels, made by Lowestoft porcelain factory, England, ca. 1775
Physical description
Vase and cover, part of a garniture set of three vases, with ovoid body, short neck and spreading foot. Soft-paste porcelain, painted in red, pink, lilac, yellow, turquoise, green and blue enamel with a bouquet and a spray of flowers. Two sprays on the cover. Border of arches and dots in red.
Dimensions
  • Height: 15.9cm
  • Diameter: 7.9cm
Credit line
Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.
Object history
Garniture of vases: 226 to 228-1924 form a set of three.
Production
Date given by John Howell 1981
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic reference
Honey, W. B. Old English porcelain; a handbook for collectors London: Faber & Faber, 1948, Pl. 63A, p. 151
Collection
Accession number
C.227&A-1924

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Record createdApril 21, 2009
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