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

Bowl

ca. 1770 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Bowl of soft-paste porcelain, with flanged top. Painted with harbour scenes in panels framed with feathery scrollwork, in imitation of a Chinese copy of a Meissen example; inside at the bottom, a red flower.

Object details

Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt
Brief description
Bowl, soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt, Lowestoft porcelain factory, England, about 1770
Physical description
Bowl of soft-paste porcelain, with flanged top. Painted with harbour scenes in panels framed with feathery scrollwork, in imitation of a Chinese copy of a Meissen example; inside at the bottom, a red flower.
Dimensions
  • Height: 7.6cm
  • Diameter: 10.8cm
Credit line
Bequeathed by Mr Wallace Elliot
Object history
London, Sotheby's, 30/04/1925.
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic reference
Rackham, B. "Mr. W.E.'s Collection of English Porcelain" in The Connoisseur, Vol. LXXVII, June 1927.
Collection
Accession number
C.64-1938

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Record createdJune 24, 2009
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