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Bowl; porcelain; painted in colours; inside a bunch of flowers; outside two large medallions, with fanciful framework, composed of branches, vines, flowers and baskets, enclosing landscapes; in one a man with staff, dressed as a pilgrim and in the other is a seated lady with a fan; between them detached flowers; maker's mark.
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Diameter: 6.75 inches
Height: 3.50 inches
- Curator's comments
- This waste bowl is from a tea and coffee service. A very similar teapot with a bird's head spout and wishbone handle, is in the Victoria and Albert Museum (C.241&A-1987). It has two lWatteau-esque landscape scene within the same elaborate frame of flowers, fruits, basketwork and gilded scrolls are in the Rococo style.
The teapot was formerly owned by Elizabeth, Countess of Abingdon (1896-1978), and now part of The Bettine, Lady Abingdon Collection at the V&A. The objects were inherited from Charles Stuart, Lord Stuart de Rothesay (1779-1845), of Highcliffe Castle, Hampshire, See Sarah Medlam, 1996.
- Not on display
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- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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