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view 2006am2953 jpg s Hayman, Francis (RA) PDP 1742-12-31 1742-01-01 1742 (made) Plate illustration for 'Pamela' by Samuel Richardson Height: 17.5 cm paper, Width: 11.2 cm paper British Galleries, room 53a Designed by Francis Hayman (born in Exeter, about 1708, died in London, 1776); etched by Hubert-... 7353 British Galleries: This illustration for the popular novel 'Pamela' is similar in style to... 2014-08-29T19:42:46.000Z 2014-08-29T19:42:46.000Z British Galleries, room 53a, case 5 Etching and stipple etching, ink on paper 26614:53 2661453 O77503 Print 1 2006AM2953 from the sixth edition Object Type This print of 1742, a very early example of an illustration to a novel, was made by... 3 VA print-hayman-francis-ra 2014-08-21T00:00:00.000Z 1742 1742 view
view 2006am7870 jpg s Pratbernon, John MET The Jones Collection 1766-12-31 1766-01-01 1766 (made) Case for personal equipment, known as a 'nécessaire' Height: 11.1 cm closed, Width: 9.2 cm, Depth: 7 cm British Galleries, room 53a Signed on the inside of the base by J. Cratbernon, probably the box maker 8774 British Galleries: This type of elaborate personal accessory kit was inspired by the work of... 2014-08-29T19:47:47.000Z 2014-08-29T19:47:47.000Z 51.506321 British Galleries, room 53a, case 5 -0.12714 Agate, mounted in gold, with bottles mounted in gold, and implements in silver, ivory, mother-of-pearl and tortoiseshell 961:1 to 21-1882 9611882 O77780 Personal accessory case 1 London 2006AM7870 Object Type A 'nécessaire' was a luxury object designed to hold a whole range of 'necessary'... 3 VA personal-accessory-case-pratbernon-john 2014-08-14T00:00:00.000Z 1766 1766 view
view 2006am3237 jpg s Sprimont, Nicholas CER 1751-12-31 1742-01-01 ca. 1747 (made) One of a pair of Chelsea sphinxes Height: 11.7 cm, Width: 10.6 cm British Galleries, room 53a This unique Chelsea Rococo sphinx appears from early-looking paste to pre-date the arrival of the... 8822 British Galleries: The figures are not symmetrical but are carefully designed to balance each... 2014-08-29T19:48:06.000Z 2014-08-29T19:48:06.000Z 51.506321 British Galleries, room 53a, case 5 -0.12714 Inscribed with an incised triangle Soft-paste porcelain C.108-1977 c1081977 O77832 Figure 1 The sphinx reclines on a scrollwork base with paws folded in front of her above a grotesque mask,... London 2006AM3237 Object Type This sphinx is one of a pair (C.108A-1977) that is purely decorative, and was... 3 VA figure-sprimont-nicholas 2014-07-31T00:00:00.000Z 1751 1742 view
view 2006am8917 jpg s Chelsea Porcelain factory CER Bequeathed by Herbert Allen 1760-12-31 1751-01-01 ca. 1756-1758 (made) Mirror and stand of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels, with gilt-metal mounts and four... Height: 34 cm, Width: 25 cm, Depth: 21 cm [Stand] Height: 23.5 cm, Length: 30.5 cm, Width: 21.6 cm [Mirror] Height: 28.6 cm, Width: 12.5 cm British Galleries, room 53a 8871 British Galleries: During the late 1750s and 1760s, the Chelsea factory imitated the luxury wares... 2014-08-29T19:48:20.000Z 2014-08-29T19:48:20.000Z 51.490139 British Galleries, room 53a, case 5 -0.16248 soft-paste porcelain, enamels, brass Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels, moulded, engraved and with gilt-metal mounts and brass plaque C.214 to E-1935 c2141935 O77884 Dressing table mirror 1 Mirror and stand of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and with gilt-metal mounts, moulded... Chelsea 2006AM8917 Object Type The mirror and stand was intended for a lady's dressing table. It was probably the... 3 VA dressing-table-mirror-chelsea-porcelain-factory 2014-07-31T00:00:00.000Z moulded, Painted, gilded, engraved, mounted 1760 1751 view
view 2006ap1773 jpg s Chelsea Porcelain factory Baker, Malcolm and Richardson, Brenda, eds. <u>A Grand Design : The Art of the Victoria and... CER 1763-12-31 1762-01-01 1762-1763 (made) The Foundling Vase, soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamel colours in reserves on a Mazarine... Height: 61 cm A Grand Design - The Art of the Victoria and Albert Museum (Victoria & Albert Museum 12/10/1999-16/01/2000) Art Treasures in Manchester: 150 years on (Manchester Art Gallery 06/10/2007-27/01/2008) British Galleries, room 53a Presented in 1763 to the Foundling Hospital, London, which housed Britain's first public art... 8937 British Galleries: The ambitious vases of the Chelsea porcelain factory, made in the 1760s, with... 2014-08-29T19:48:38.000Z 2014-08-29T19:48:38.000Z 51.506321 British Galleries, room 53a, case 5 -0.12714 Soft-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue enamels, with gilding C.52&A-1964 c521964 O77951 Vase 1 The Foundling Vase, soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamel colours in reserves on a Mazarine... London 2006AP1773 Object Type The vase was made as one of a pair, although the two were separated soon after they... 3 VA the-foundling-vase-vase-chelsea-porcelain-factory 2014-07-31T00:00:00.000Z The Foundling Vase 1763 1762 view
view 2006an1514 jpg s Derby Porcelain factory V&A Ceramics and Glass Collection Object information File CER 1760-12-31 1758-01-01 1758-1760 (made) Height: 20.1 cm British Galleries, room 53a Made at the Derby porcelain factory 8969 British Galleries: Asymmetrical designs like this occur in Rococo ornament prints, but they are... 2014-08-29T19:48:46.000Z 2014-08-29T19:48:46.000Z British Galleries, room 53a, case 5 Soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels C.76-1967 c761967 O77982 Vase 1 VASE of asymmetrical form 2006AN1514 Object Type Sets of three, five, seven or even nine vases were known as 'suites of vases' in the... 3 VA vase-derby-porcelain-factory 2014-07-31T00:00:00.000Z 1760 1758 view
view 2006am3137 jpg s Johnson, Thomas PDP 1758-12-31 1758-01-01 1758 (made) Dedication page from Johnson's 'One Hundred and Fifty New Designs' Height: 37 cm paper, Width: 25 cm paper British Galleries, room 53a Designed by Thomas Johnson (born in London, 1714, died after 1778); probably etched by Butler... 9184 British Galleries: The carver Thomas Johnson dedicated his book to his fellow Antigallicans.... 2014-08-29T19:49:44.000Z 2014-08-29T19:49:44.000Z 51.506321 British Galleries, room 53a, case 5 -0.12714 Lettered within the image 'genius' and 'French Paper Machee' Etching, ink on paper E.3780-1903 e37801903 O78208 Page 1 London 2006AM3137 Object Type This print is an etching. An etching is made by using acid to bite the lines into a... 3 VA page-johnson-thomas 2014-08-21T00:00:00.000Z 1758 1758 view
view 2006am5627 jpg s Johnson, Thomas PDP 1762-12-31 1762-01-01 1762 (made) Title page of ' A New Book of Ornaments' Height: 21.5 cm paper, Width: 35 cm paper British Galleries, room 53a Designed in London by Thomas Johnson (born in London, 1714, died after 1778) 9190 British Galleries: The Rococo style placed great demands on the design and modelling skills of... 2014-08-29T19:49:45.000Z 2014-08-29T19:49:45.000Z 51.506321 British Galleries, room 53a, case 5 -0.12714 Lettered ' A New Book of Ornaments, BY THOS. JOHNSON, Carver, Design'd for Tablets & Frizes[sic]... Etchings in the crayon manner, ink on paper E.416-1975 e4161975 O78214 Title page 1 London 2006AM5627 Object Type This print is an etching, which uses the action of acid to create lines on a metal... 3 VA a-new-book-of-ornaments-title-page-johnson-thomas 2014-08-21T00:00:00.000Z A New Book of Ornaments 1762 1762 view
view 2006am7101 jpg s Warner, Edward PDP Bequeathed by Hugh Phillips 1754-12-31 1745-01-01 ca. 1750 (made) Trade card of Henry Patten, razor-maker and cutler Height: 19 cm paper, Width: 14.5 cm paper British Galleries, room 53a Engraved in London by Edward Warner (active about 1750) 9205 British Galleries: Trade cards were used like business cards today and were often used as... 2014-08-29T19:49:51.000Z 2014-08-29T19:49:51.000Z 51.506321 British Galleries, room 53a, case 5 -0.12714 Lettered in the image 'H.P' Engraving, ink on paper E.571-1976 e5711976 O78230 Trade card 1 London 2006AM7101 Object Type This is a trade card, a type of large business card, often illustrated,setting out... 3 VA trade-card-warner-edward 2014-08-21T00:00:00.000Z 1754 1745 view
view 2006au3230 jpg s Adams, Nathaniel MET Bequeathed by Mrs K. E. Longman 1743-12-31 1742-01-01 1742-1743 (hallmarked) 1810-1820 (made) Height: 18.4 cm including watch, Width: 4.8 cm watchcase British Galleries, room 53a Watch movement made in London by Nathaniel Adams, London, no. 1873; casemaker's mark 'EC';... 9280 British Galleries: Many English watch cases made after 1735 were decorated with pictorial scenes... 2014-08-29T19:50:12.000Z 2014-08-29T19:50:12.000Z 51.506321 British Galleries, room 53a, case 5 -0.12714 Gold and gilt metal, embossed, cast and chased; bloodstone egg, with enamelled mounts; rock crystal seal M.14:1 to 4-1992 m141992 O78444 Watch and chatelaine 1 London 2006AU3230 Watch hallmarked for 1742-1743; seal 1810-1820 Object Type During the 18th century, a fashionable woman wore from her belt a 'chatelaine', or,... 3 VA watch-and-chatelaine-adams-nathaniel 2014-08-14T00:00:00.000Z 1743 1742 view
view 2006am2092 jpg s Radburn, John MET 1754-12-31 1745-01-01 ca. 1750 (made) [Sword] Height: 99.5 cm, Width: 10 cm, Depth: 7.5 cm [Sheath] Length: 83.2 cm, Width: 4 cm, Depth: 3.5 cm British Galleries, room 53a Made in London by John Radburn (active 1762-1773) 9281 British Galleries: English sword hilts of the 1750s and 1760s were often quite plain, with the... 2014-08-29T19:50:12.000Z 2014-08-29T19:50:12.000Z 51.506321 British Galleries, room 53a, case 5 -0.12714 Scabbard mount inscribed 'Hervett Temple Barr', the retailer who sold the sword [Sword] Hilt of cast and chased silver [Sheath] Leather, with silver mount M.140&A-1978 m1401978 O78446 Dress sword 1 London 2006AM2092 Object Type During the 18th century, swords were worn not only for protection but also as a mark... 3 VA dress-sword-radburn-john 2014-08-14T00:00:00.000Z 1754 1745 view
view 2006an1510 jpg s Ellicott, John MET 1750-12-31 1740-01-01 1740-1750 (made) Ellicott clock Height: 44.4 cm, Width: 19.5 cm British Galleries, room 53a Made in London by John Ellicott (born in 1706, died in 1772) 9321 British Galleries: The silver-gilt mounts of this clock incorporate many of the main Rococo... 2014-08-29T19:50:23.000Z 2014-08-29T19:50:23.000Z 51.506321 British Galleries, room 53a, case 5 -0.12714 The dial and back plate are signed 'John Ellicott London' Walnut, mounted in silver gilt M.22-1970 m221970 O78489 Clock 1 London 2006AN1510 Object Type This table-clock with walnut-case and silver-gilt mounts has a verge eight-day... 3 VA clock-ellicott-john 2014-08-14T00:00:00.000Z 1750 1740 view
view 2006am5494 jpg s Unknown MET Bequeathed by Henry L. Florence 1754-12-31 1745-01-01 ca. 1750 (made) Diameter: 6.6 cm British Galleries, room 53a Probably made in London 9323 British Galleries: British craftsmen copied French Rococo products most closely when creating... 2014-08-29T19:50:23.000Z 2014-08-29T19:50:23.000Z 51.506321 British Galleries, room 53a, case 5 -0.12714 Jasper (the lid plaque replaced), mounted in gold M.230-1917 m2301917 O78491 Snuff box 1 London 2006AM5494 Object Type The essential ingredient of snuff is powdered tobacco. A pinch of snuff is held to... 3 VA snuff-box-unknown 2014-08-14T00:00:00.000Z 1754 1745 view
view 2006am6826 jpg s Unknown MET 1754-12-31 1745-01-01 ca. 1750 (made) Silver-gilt badge of the Antigallicans Height: 11 cm, Width: 8 cm British Galleries, room 53a Probably made in London 9406 British Galleries: The Laudable Association of Antigallicans opposed French imports but members... 2014-08-29T19:50:47.000Z 2014-08-29T19:50:47.000Z 51.506321 British Galleries, room 53a, case 5 -0.12714 The reverse engraved with the arms of MacKay Silver gilt, cast and engraved M.42-1967 m421967 O78581 Badge 1 London 2006AM6826 Object Type The badge of a member of the Antigallican Society, cast and chased with the arms of... 3 VA badge-unknown 2014-08-14T00:00:00.000Z 1754 1745 view
view 2006an1109 jpg s Hogarth, William PDP The Forster Bequest 1746-12-31 1746-01-01 1746 (made) A Taste in High Life Height: 20.5 cm sheet, Width: 26.3 cm sheet British Galleries, room 53a Designed by William Hogarth (born in London, 1697, died there in 1764) and etched in London 10075 British Galleries: William Hogarth here ridicules the extremes of French fashion for 1742. He... 2014-08-29T19:53:58.000Z 2014-08-29T19:53:58.000Z 51.506321 British Galleries, room 53a, case 5 -0.12714 Etching F.118:129 f118129 O79443 Print 1 London 2006AN1109 Object Type This print by William Hogarth is an etching. The action of acid was used to make a... 3 VA a-taste-in-high-life-print-hogarth-william 2014-08-21T00:00:00.000Z A Taste in High Life 1746 1746 view
view 2006ar0436 jpg s Moser, George Michael Baker, Malcolm and Richardson, Brenda, eds. <u>A Grand Design : The Art of the Victoria and... MET 1744-12-31 1735-01-01 ca. 1740 (made) Apollo and Daphne candlestick (one from a set of four) [Candlestick] Height: 37 cm, Width: 17 cm A Grand Design - The Art of the Victoria and Albert Museum (Victoria & Albert Museum 12/10/1999-16/01/2000) British Galleries, room 53a After a design by George Michael Moser (born in Schaffhausen, Switzerland, 1706, died in London,... 10202 British Galleries: The designer, George Michael Moser, was a virtuoso chaser of gold. He also... 2014-08-29T19:54:22.000Z 2014-08-29T19:54:22.000Z 51.506321 British Galleries, room 53a, case 5 -0.12714 Unmarked Town mark: Probably London Silver M.329A&G-1977 m3291977 O79582 Candlestick 1 Candlestick, one of a set of four London 2006AR0436 Object Type This candlestick is one of a pair. It comes from two pairs in the V&A intended to be... 3 VA candlestick-moser-george-michael 2014-08-14T00:00:00.000Z 1744 1735 view
view 2006am8343 jpg s Battersea Enamel Factory CER Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber 1756-12-31 1753-01-01 1753-1756 (made) Badge, anti-gallican Height: 8.57 cm, Width: 6.83 cm British Galleries, room 53a 10219 The Antigallican Association was founded to promote British industries and oppose French imports.... 2014-08-29T19:54:27.000Z 2014-08-29T19:54:27.000Z 51.467461 British Galleries, room 53a, case 5 -0.16284 Enamelled copper, transfer-printed, mounted in gilt metal 414:1423-1885 41414231885 O79609 Badge 1 Battersea 2006AM8343 Made at York House factory in Battersea, London Object Type The badge was probably intended to be hung around the neck on a ribbon threaded... 3 VA badge-battersea-enamel-factory 2014-07-31T00:00:00.000Z 1756 1753 view
view 2006an2348 jpg s Parker & Wakelin MET Bequeathed by W. J. Johnson 1763-12-31 1758-01-01 1758-1763 (made) [Condiment vase] Height: 23.5 cm, Width: 14.6 cm British Galleries, room 53a Made in the London workshop of Edward Wakelin and John Parker (in partnership 1758 - 1777) 13216 British Galleries: These vases were used for pepper, sugar and wet mustard. Their basic shape is... 2014-08-29T20:09:33.000Z 2014-08-29T20:09:33.000Z 51.506321 British Galleries, room 53a, case 5 -0.12714 Silver M.1675 to H-1944 m16751944 O10929 Set of condiment vases 1 London 2006AN2348 Two hallmarked for 1758-1759, the third for 1762-1763 Object Type The largest vase in this set was used to hold sugar, which would have been served... 3 VA set-of-condiment-parker-wakelin 2014-08-14T00:00:00.000Z 1763 1758 view
view 2006ar0436 jpg s Moser, George Michael Baker, Malcolm and Richardson, Brenda, eds. <u>A Grand Design : The Art of the Victoria and... MET 1744-12-31 1735-01-01 ca. 1740 (made) Apollo and Daphne candlestick (from a set of four) [Candlestick] Height: 37 cm, Width: 17 cm A Grand Design - The Art of the Victoria and Albert Museum (Victoria & Albert Museum 12/10/1999-16/01/2000) British Galleries, room 53a After a design by George Michael Moser (born in Schaffhausen, Switzerland, 1706, died in London,... 13233 British Galleries: The designer, George Michael Moser, was a virtuoso chaser of gold. He also... 2014-08-29T20:09:40.000Z 2014-08-29T20:09:40.000Z 51.506321 British Galleries, room 53a, case 5 -0.12714 Unmarked Town mark: Probably London Silver M.329& F-1977 m3291977 O10952 Candlestick 1 Candlestick, one of a set of four London 2006AR0436 Object Type This candlestick is one of a pair. It comes from two pairs in the V&A intended to be... 3 VA candlestick-moser-george-michael 2014-08-14T00:00:00.000Z 1744 1735 view
view 2006am5399 jpg s Parker & Wakelin MET 1764-12-31 1755-01-01 ca. 1760 (made) Height: 21 cm, Width: 23 cm, Depth: 44 cm British Galleries, room 53a Made in the London workshop of John Parker and Edward Wakelin (in partnership 1758-1777) 13238 British Galleries: French influence is apparent in the function, form and decoration of this... 2014-08-29T20:09:42.000Z 2014-08-29T20:09:42.000Z 51.506321 British Galleries, room 53a, case 5 -0.12714 Engraved with the arms of D'Arcy impaling Doublet for Robert D'Arcy, later Earl Holderness Silver M.116 to B-1984 m1161984 O10960 Soup tureen 1 London 2006AM5399 Object Type Soup tureens were first used in Britain in the early 18th century, having evolved... 3 VA soup-tureen-parker-wakelin 2014-08-14T00:00:00.000Z 1764 1755 view