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

Pot-Pourri and Cover

ca. 1763-1764 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Pot-pourri vase and cover of porcelain, and of baluster form on a high flared foot and applied with branch handles and flowers, and pierced and moulded with scrollwork and a cartouche to one side, and painted with a flower sprig, and heightened in puce and gilded.

Object details

Categories
Object type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Pot-Pourri Vase
  • Cover
Materials and techniques
Porcelain, painted, and pierced and moulded with scrollwork, and gilded
Brief description
Pot-pourri vase and cover of porcelain, and of baluster form on a high flared foot, Meissen porcelain factory, Meissen, ca. 1763-1764.
Physical description
Pot-pourri vase and cover of porcelain, and of baluster form on a high flared foot and applied with branch handles and flowers, and pierced and moulded with scrollwork and a cartouche to one side, and painted with a flower sprig, and heightened in puce and gilded.
Dimensions
  • Height: 16.3cm
Marks and inscriptions
Crossed swords and a dot (In underglazed blue)
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.
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession number
C.98:1, 2-2006

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Record createdApril 23, 2009
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