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Date: 1806-1813 ca
Media: soft-paste porcelain, enamel, gilding
Size: h(cm) : 9.2 x diam(cm) : 8 x h(in) : 3 5/8,h(cm) :
Acquired: 2002; Purchase
Accession Number: NMW A 36451
A spill vase was used to hold wooden sticks or paper tapers that were used to take a light from the fire. This example was made in Worcester, but is decorated with a view of Castell Coch, based on an aquatint of 1806 by J Hassell.