sweetmeat

manufacturer: Bow porcelain factory (estab. circa 1747, closed 1776)

circa 1762-circa 1765
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Description
stand, sweetmeat or Pickle, formed of three scallop shells around the base and a fourth on a central support which is covered with shells and corals, each well decorated with a dragon pursuing a flaming pearl, this object was made mid-late period and reflects the interest in marine forms.
Maker and role
manufacturer: Bow porcelain factory (estab. circa 1747, closed 1776)
Production place
Bow, London, England
Production date
circa 1762-circa 1765
Media description
porcelain
Measurements
123 x 190 x 190 mm
Measurement details
height: 123mm
width: 190mm
depth: 190mm
Credit line
purchased with funds provided by the Nina Stanton 18th Century Porcelain Bequest, 2016
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
A1370

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