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An image of Scent bottle in the form of a pug by Chelsea
Alternate image of Scent bottle in the form of a pug by Chelsea

Chelsea

(England 1744 – 1769)

Title
Scent bottle in the form of a pug
Year
circa 1754-circa 1755
Media category
Ceramic
Materials used
soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions

6.2 x 4.3 x 2.8 cm

Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2012.96
Location
18th c European porcelain
Further information

Miniature items of this kind, sometimes known as ‘toys’, may represent a response by Chelsea to the success of similar pieces produced at the rival factory set up by Charles Gouyn c1748.

Bibliography (1)

Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 55 (colour illus.). cat.no. 62