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

Water Bottle

ca. 1765 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Water bottle of soft-paste porcelain, globular, with long narrow neck ringed at the top, and slightly flaring mouth. Painted in underglaze blue with landscapes much blurred.

Object details

Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Soft-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue
Brief description
Water bottle, soft-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue, made by Lowestoft porcelain factory, England, ca. 1765
Physical description
Water bottle of soft-paste porcelain, globular, with long narrow neck ringed at the top, and slightly flaring mouth. Painted in underglaze blue with landscapes much blurred.
Dimensions
  • Height: 24.1cm
  • Diameter: 13cm
Marks and inscriptions
An indistinct numeral in blue
Credit line
Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.
Production
Date given by John Howell in 1984
Subject depicted
Collection
Accession number
C.717-1924

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Record createdMay 18, 2009
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