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Title

Scent bottle in the form of a pug

circa 1754-circa 1755


Artist

Chelsea

England

1744 - 1769


About

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.


Details


Date

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


Artist information

Chelsea

Works in the collection

23


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


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