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Lidless ''Malfrey'' vase decorated with Candlemas - c.1916

Lidless ''Malfrey'' vase decorated with Candlemas, © Wedgwood Museum
    Lidless ''Malfrey'' vase decorated with Candlemas
    © Wedgwood Museum

Lidless "Malfrey" vase decorated with Candlemas - a Roman festival entailing blessing candles and ringing church bells to keep away evil spirits. Bone china. c.1916

Lidless "Malfrey" vase decorated with Candlemas - a Roman festival entailing blessing candles and ringing church bells to keep away evil spirits. Bone china. c.1916

  • Type of object: Ornamental ware/vase
  • Mark: (portland vase motif)
    WEDGWOOD
    ENGLAND
    [Printed]
    Z5157
    [Painted]
    H
    [Painted]
    2411
    [Incised]
  • Year produced: c.1916
  • Body: Bone china
  • Accession number: 9901

Glossary

  • Bone china

    Bone china

    A porcelain made from clay and feldspathic rock with the addition of about 50 percent of calcined animal bone. Josiah Wedgwood II introduced bone china at the Wedgwood Etruria factory in 1812.