Barr, Flight and Barr
114 x 128 mm; 92 mm (Diameter)
Place of origin
WorcesterOrder this image
Blickling Hall, Norfolk (Accredited Museum)
On show at
Urn. Barr, Flight and Barr, Worcester. Garniture de cheminee. Urn-shaped vase, grey-marbled ground with gilt rim and base, with landscape views within gilt-bordered panels. Two angular gilt handles. Marked on base 'View in the Vale of Tay, Scotland'. View down valley with river and wooded hillsides. The named view is taken directly from aquatints in Reverend William Gilpin (1724-1804), Observations, Relative Chiefly to Picturesque Beauty, Made in the Year 1776, on Several Parts of Great Britain; particularly the High-Lands of Scotland, Vols. I & II, London, 1792: ‘A view of Loch-tay from Maxwell’s temple’, plate facing page 161.
Part of the Lothian Collection. The hall and contents were bequeathed to the National Trust by Philip, 11th Marquess of Lothian (1882-1940).
Marks and inscriptions
Base: View in the Vale of Tay, Scotland
Makers and roles
Barr, Flight and Barr, porcelain manufacturer