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An image of Pot-pourri vase [one of pair] by Chelsea

Chelsea

(England 1744 – 1769)

Title
Pot-pourri vase [one of pair]
Year
circa 1762-1768
Media category
Ceramic
Materials used
soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions

29.5 x 14.0 x 10.6 cm:

a - vase; 23.8 x 14 x 10.6 cm

b - lid; 8.3 x 7 x 5.7 cm

Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2012.106.a-b
Location
18th c European porcelain
Further information

Gold anchor Chelsea vases often adopt an essentially pear-shaped form. Normally these have elaborate handles and lavish painted decoration. This more restrained design remained popular and was repeated at Derby c1770 with applied garlands in biscuit porcelain. See also L2012.107.

Bibliography (1)

Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 60 (colour illus.). cat.no. 74