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Collection

An image of Vase by Chelsea

Chelsea

(England 1744 – 1769)

Title
Vase
Year
circa 1762-1768
Media category
Ceramic
Materials used
soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions

21.3 x 15.5 x 11.2 cm

Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2012.105
Location
18th c European porcelain
Further information

The vase would originally have had a high-domed cover and probably formed the central element in a garniture of three pot-pourri vases. Scent would have emerged from holes in the buttercup-like flowers around the neck.

Bibliography (1)

Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 59 (colour illus.). cat.no. 73