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Centerpiece

English
about 1830
Probably made by Minton & Co. (active 1793-present)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

50.7 x 30.5 cm (19 15/16 x 12 in.)

Accession Number

1992.468

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Bone china with polychrome decoration and gilding. Unmarked. White bowl with everted lip resting in a shallow turquoise and gilt gadrooned bowl filled with a mass of naturalistically-colored and modelled flowers, fruit and foliage. The bowl rests on a tall shaped column rising from a smaller turquoise and gilt gadrooned bowl. This section is joined to a circular base atop a tripod platform by means of a metal edged screw attachment. The white stand is decorated with molded scrolls picked out in gilding and gilt sprigs covered with applied flowers. Underside is decorated with sprigs of blue flowers.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift