Art of the Table

Key works

  • THOMAS PITTS, London (manufacturer)
Epergne (1762-1763) 


silver
(a-w) 63.6 x 76.3 x 64.8 cm (overall)


National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1932
3304.a-w-D3

    THOMAS PITTS, London (manufacturer)
    Epergne (1762-1763)
    silver
    (a-w) 63.6 x 76.3 x 64.8 cm (overall)
    National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
    Felton Bequest, 1932
    3304.a-w-D3

  • CHELSEA PORCELAIN FACTORY (manufacturer)
England c.1744–69
Melon tureen
c.1755
porcelain (soft-paste)
Collection of Kenneth Reed, Sydney

    CHELSEA PORCELAIN FACTORY (manufacturer)
    England c.1744–69
    Melon tureen
    c.1755
    porcelain (soft-paste)
    Collection of Kenneth Reed, Sydney

  • ITALY, Venice
Covered bowl and stand (late 18th century) 


glass (applied decoration)
(a-c) 14.0 x 15.2 cm diameter (overall)


National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1871
54.a-c-D1R

    ITALY, Venice
    Covered bowl and stand (late 18th century)
    glass (applied decoration)
    (a-c) 14.0 x 15.2 cm diameter (overall)
    National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
    Purchased, 1871
    54.a-c-D1R

  • SAMUEL TAYLOR (manufacturer)
English active (1744–73) 
Tea caddy set (1749–50)
silver, silver-gilt, sharkskin, velvet, silver brocade
(a) 21.8 x 28.4 x 14.7 cm (closed, handle raised) (case), (b-c) 14.3 x 8.6 x 5.9 cm (overall) (tea caddy), (d-e) 14.2 x 8.6 x 6.0 cm (overall) (tea caddy), (f-g) 13.7 x 10.6 cm diameter (overall) (mixing bowl)
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1932

CHELSEA PORCELAIN FACTORY, London (manufacturer)
England (c. 1744) –1769
Tea bowl and saucer (c. 1755)
porcelain (soft-paste)
(a-b) 5.2 x 12.1 cm diameter (overall)
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1940

BENNETT BRADSHAW & ROBERT TYRRILL (manufacturer)
English 1737–42 
Kettle, stand and lamp (1737–38)
silver, wood, cane
(a-c) 34.1 x 24.4 x 17.7 cm (overall)
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1932

    SAMUEL TAYLOR (manufacturer)
    English active (1744–73)
    Tea caddy set (1749–50)
    silver, silver-gilt, sharkskin, velvet, silver brocade
    (a) 21.8 x 28.4 x 14.7 cm (closed, handle raised) (case), (b-c) 14.3 x 8.6 x 5.9 cm (overall) (tea caddy), (d-e) 14.2 x 8.6 x 6.0 cm (overall) (tea caddy), (f-g) 13.7 x 10.6 cm diameter (overall) (mixing bowl)
    National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
    Felton Bequest, 1932

    CHELSEA PORCELAIN FACTORY, London (manufacturer)
    England (c. 1744) –1769
    Tea bowl and saucer (c. 1755)
    porcelain (soft-paste)
    (a-b) 5.2 x 12.1 cm diameter (overall)
    National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
    Felton Bequest, 1940

    BENNETT BRADSHAW & ROBERT TYRRILL (manufacturer)
    English 1737–42
    Kettle, stand and lamp (1737–38)
    silver, wood, cane
    (a-c) 34.1 x 24.4 x 17.7 cm (overall)
    National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
    Felton Bequest, 1932

  • VINCENNES PORCELAIN FACTORY, Paris (manufacturer)
Wine cooler 1753 


porcelain (soft-paste)
19.3 x 25.9 x 20.2 cm


National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1976
D5-1976

    VINCENNES PORCELAIN FACTORY, Paris (manufacturer)
    Wine cooler 1753
    porcelain (soft-paste)
    19.3 x 25.9 x 20.2 cm
    National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
    Felton Bequest, 1976
    D5-1976