comport

attributed to: Kilnscroft Works (active 1822-1830);  attributed to: James and William Handley; 

circa 1825
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Description
comport, desert, of oval form with shaped rim, moulded shell handles to either end and a tapered stem with spreading oval foot. Deeply moulded bowl, the sides painted with cobalt blue lozenges, ribbons and paterae, half flowerheads and ivy leaves and embellished with gilded peacocks and details. The bottom of the bowl painted with an anemone, buds and leaves, a spray of bluebells and a butterfly. The underside of the bowl is decorated in the same manner as the inside; one side of the stem is painted with a daffodil, the other with a rose.
Maker and role
attributed to: Kilnscroft Works (active 1822-1830)
attributed to: James and William Handley
Production place
Burslem, Staffordshire, England
Production date
circa 1825
Media description
porcelain
Measurements
135 x 330 x 230 mm
Measurement details
height: 135mm
width: 330mm
depth: 230mm
Credit line
Foundation Collection, 1993
Project credit line
This digital record has been made available on TJC Collection Online through a significant donation from the OPENING DOORS fund, the generous support of The Friends of The Johnston Collection, and Digitisation Champion Christine Bell
Accession number
A1125

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