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Vase (England), 1871-1875

This is a Vase. It is dated 1871-1875 and we acquired it in 1990. Its medium is gilt porcelain, pâte-sur-pâte decoration. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

Minton’s Art Pottery Studio was established in Kensington Gore, London, where Christopher Dresser and other notable Aesthetic Movement artists painted Mintons’ pottery and tiles by hand. Dresser served as an advisor to Minton & Co./Mintons from the early 1860s by which time the factory’s design studio possessed books of Japanese prints of flowers and birds.

This object was fund: Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund. It is credited Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund.

  • Platter, ca. 1872
  • glazed earthenware.
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Newlin.
  • 2006-28-1

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 57 x 23.5 cm (22 7/16 x 9 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Vase (England), 1871-1875; gilt porcelain, pâte-sur-pâte decoration; H x diam.: 57 x 23.5 cm (22 7/16 x 9 1/4 in.); Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund; 1990-127-1

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Passion for the Exotic: Japonism.

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