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 Please note that this case study was first published on blogs.ucl.ac.uk/eicah in June 2014. It was…

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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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