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Victoria ware vase - 1880

Victoria ware vase
    Victoria ware vase

This Victoria ware vase with applied decoration has been gilded and enamelled. The vase's body is either bone china or parian. it was made from 1880-1890.

This Victoria ware vase with applied decoration has been gilded and enamelled. The vase's body is either bone china or parian. it was made from 1880-1890.

  • Type of object: Ornamental ware/vase
  • Mark: WEDGWOOD
    [Impressed]
    ENGLAND
    [Impressed]
    A
    [Impressed]
  • Year produced: 1880
  • Body: Bone china, parian
  • Material: ceramic
  • Decoration: hand-enamelled, gilded, ornamented
  • Accession number: 5743
  • Dimensions: 180 mm (height), 105 mm (width, handle to handle), 101 mm (depth)

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  • Parian Ware

    Parian Ware

    Parian - a type of bisque porcelain. Named after the Greek island of Paros (renowned for its fine textured white marble of the same name), Parian was designed to imitate carved marble. It could be prepared in liquid form and cast in a mould thus enabling mass production.

  • 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.