Jar and cover

early 19th century (made)

Spode Ceramic Works

Height: 26.7 cm, Width: 10.8 cm maximum

C.110&A-1915 CER

Jar and cover of bone china enamelled dark blue, lustre painted and gilded, Spode Ceramic Works, Stoke-on-Trent, early 19th century

Jar and cover of bone china enamelled dark blue, lustre painted and gilded. [Jar] Four-lobed jar, elongated and oviform and with a spreading foot and contracted neck. Two handles on the shoulder in the form of dragons, partly gilded. [Cover] Domed cover with a knob in the form of a Chinese lion.

Given by Lt. Col. K. Dingwall, DSO through The Art Fund

Location: Ceramics Study Galleries, Britain & Europe, room 139, case 16, shelf 4

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