Armorial Porcelain Case Study: Conclusion

Armorial Porcelain Case Study: Conclusion

Conclusion Recent research on the 208-piece Qianlong-period porcelain dinner service brought to England by Commodore George, later Lord Anson (1697-1762) in 1744 and now housed…

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Armorial Porcelain Case Study: Using the service

Armorial Porcelain Case Study: Using the service

Using the service Armorial services did not simply contain dining wares. These elaborate ensembles often contained dining, decorative and tea table wares. While dining wares…

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Armorial Porcelain Case Study: Designing the service

Armorial Porcelain Case Study: Designing the service

Designing the service It was not only a question of the spaces and systems through which individuals purchased ceramics, of course, but also what they…

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Armorial Porcelain Case Study: Acquisition

Armorial Porcelain Case Study: Acquisition

Acquisition How did Francis Sykes originally acquire this service and how did those modes of acquisition mark these objects out as distinctly different from more…

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Armorial Porcelain Case Study: The Basildon Park Service

Armorial Porcelain Case Study: The Basildon Park Service

The Basildon Park Service This study will probe these themes by focusing on a single service, which belonged to Francis Sykes in the late eighteenth…

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Armorial Porcelain Case Study: Women, porcelain and pleasure

Armorial Porcelain Case Study: Women, porcelain and pleasure

Women, porcelain and pleasure During the eighteenth century porcelain remained synonymous with women. As Elizabeth Kowaleski-Wallace argues, throughout the period, a variety of authors wrote…

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Armorial Porcelain Case Study

Armorial Porcelain Case Study

Manly objects? Gendering Armorial Porcelain Wares By Kate Smith Chinese porcelain services specially commissioned by individuals and families to include their coats of arms within…

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Osterley Case Study: Material Goods – Lacquer

Osterley Case Study: Material Goods – Lacquer

A decorative art in Japan, Korea and China, lacquerware held a particular exotic appeal for its European collectors as a luxury craft especially popular for…

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Osterley Case Study: Material Goods – Porcelain

Osterley Case Study: Material Goods – Porcelain

I find that the ship will floor forty half chests more of China ware than expected therefore request that you will order that quantity which…

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