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

Vase

late 18th century (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Vase of hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels. Egg-shaped with two lions-mask handles painted in yellow, with a scalloped edge outlined in brown, and a spreading moulded foot encircled with a brown line. Painted on the shoulder with a garland of pink roses caught up by pink ribbons.


Object details

Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels and moulded
Brief description
Vase of hard-paste porcelain, Vinovo porcelain factory, Vinovo, late 18th century.
Physical description
Vase of hard-paste porcelain painted with enamels. Egg-shaped with two lions-mask handles painted in yellow, with a scalloped edge outlined in brown, and a spreading moulded foot encircled with a brown line. Painted on the shoulder with a garland of pink roses caught up by pink ribbons.
Dimensions
  • Height: 10.8cm
  • Diameter: 7.3cm
Marks and inscriptions
'V' [under a cross and two dots] (In red)
Gallery label
VASE Porcelain Marks: "V", under a cross and two dots, in red ITALY (VINOVO); late 18th century Gift of Lt.-Col. K. Dingwall D. S. O. through the National Art-Collections Fund C.689-1917 (Label draft attributed to John V. G. Mallet, ca. 1995)(ca. 1995)
Credit line
Presented by Lt. Col. K. Dingwall, DSO with Art Fund support
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession number
C.689-1917

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Record createdJune 24, 2009
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