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Pot Pourri Vase

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2011-02-11 16:05:00.0
File Size:
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Digital Media Bank ID: 827
Description: Detail from porcelain vase depicting a courtship scene. A man leans upon a woman's knee and implores for her affections. c1756-1775.
Categories: Collections / Decorative Art, Timeline/ Georgian (1714 - 1837), Timeline/ 1760s, Seasonal/ St Valentine's Day  

Copyright & Re-use

Credit Line: Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & HoveRoyal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove
Licence: CC BY-SA

Object or Artwork info

Type (of Object or Artwork): Pot Pourri Vase
Title (of Artwork / Object): Pot Pourri Vase
Creator (of Artwork / Object): Chelsea Porcelain Factory
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): c1756-1775
Description (Object or Artwork): This soft-paste porcelain pot pourri vase is in rococo style. It has a mazarine blue ground with reserve heart-shape panels depicting on one side flowers and on the other a courtship scene, both in enamels. There are details in gilt including insects. The body is encrusted with flower bocage. The vase is part of the collection held at the Preston Manor Ceramic Study Centre.
Subject tags:
Other Keywords: romance, love, Valentine, Valentine's Day, lovers, Valentine's card,

File info

Original Filename: dmas_da320626_d01_cropped.jpg
Media: Image
Size: 316.22 KB; 943 x 871 pixels; 80 x 74 mm (print at 300 DPI); 250 x 230 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Landscape

Administrative info

Linked Accession no.: DA320626 _CROPPED
Date Created: Fri Feb 11 00:00:00 GMT 2011
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