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

Bottle

ca. 1723 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Bottle of Böttger hard-paste porcelain, after a Japanese sake flask model. Square section, tapering to a long neck. Low profiled foot. Painted in underglaze blue with oriental garden vignettes, each side of the piece outlined by a double ring. Unmarked.

Object details

Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Hard-paste porcelain painted in underglaze blue
Brief description
Bottle, Böttger hard-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue, Meissen porcelain factory, Germany, ca. 1723
Physical description
Bottle of Böttger hard-paste porcelain, after a Japanese sake flask model. Square section, tapering to a long neck. Low profiled foot. Painted in underglaze blue with oriental garden vignettes, each side of the piece outlined by a double ring. Unmarked.
Dimensions
  • Height: 19.4cm
Production
Attribution from the manuscript catalogue dates from about 1970 and was compiled by William Hutton of the Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio.
Subject depicted
Collection
Accession number
C.55-1948

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Record createdJune 24, 2009
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