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Plaque

Plaque

  • Place of origin:

    Rouen (made)

  • Date:

    18th century (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware, painted in colours

  • Museum number:

    450-1870

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Plaque in the form of a masque in relief, painted in colours, a shell above and rococo scrolls around. The face has cheeks filled with air like the figure of a wind

Place of Origin

Rouen (made)

Date

18th century (made)

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware, painted in colours

Dimensions

Length: 31.9 cm, Width: 23.9 cm, Height: 5.8 cm, Weight: 0.960 kg

Object history note

Bought from the Aigoin collection

Descriptive line

Plaque of tin-glazed earthenware in the form of a face, painted in colours, France, Rouen, 18th century

Materials

Earthenware; Tin glaze

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Wind; Scrolls; Mask

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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