Dish

ca. 1770 (made)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Dessert dish of soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilded. Moulded in the form of two lettuce-leaves. The midribs are painted in crimson and the edges are gilt. In the middle are two exotic birds among bushes, surrounded by butterflies and other insects.


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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilded
Brief Description
Dessert dish of soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilded, Worcester porcelain factory, Worcester, ca. 1770
Physical Description
Dessert dish of soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilded. Moulded in the form of two lettuce-leaves. The midribs are painted in crimson and the edges are gilt. In the middle are two exotic birds among bushes, surrounded by butterflies and other insects.
Dimensions
  • Length: 26.4cm
  • Width: 19.7cm
Credit line
Bequeathed by Captain H. B. Murray
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
C.2594-1910

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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