Use the Art Search to search our collections database of 25,000 artworks in the WAG collection.
Search results for:
Painted in grey monochrome over white ground; heavily gilded; pierced decoration.
Blue and white transfer print; scene of the St. Lawrence steamboat 'British America' against a background view of Montreal. View: Montreal from St. Helen’s Island.; View of Montreal engraved by W.S. Leney and published in 1830 by Adolphus Bourne of Montreal. The original watercolour by R.A. Sproule is in the Collection of the McCord Museum of McGill University. (‘Focus Two: The Canadiana Connection’, 1998, p. 64)
Mazarine-blue ground overlaid with gilt floral sprays on border.
Floral meander embellished with gilding over a mazarine-blue ground. Davenport made rose water and eau-de-cologne ewers in this shape.
White ground; band of gilded decoration in foliate design; straight sided teacup slanting outward from base.
Rose moulding as the main floral motif on both sides; blue painted flower under spout; interior has blue painted cell border and five flower sprays below the border and at centre base; blue flower painting on the handle which has a heart-shaped terminal
Fluted form cup; floral decoration painted in underglaze blue with gilding.
Engraving coloured with overglaze enamels; centre decoration is set in a vignette surrounded by overglaze gilded grape and vine design on an underglaze mazarine blue background reserving oval medallions with a grouping of various fruit; pattern is a bat-print of 3 children at play with a top; colour wash after an engraving by Adam Buck (1759-1833).
White 'bird's nest' basket; basket weave pattern using four strands of rods; petal and leaf decoration around rim
Raised rim with gilded crossed ribbon decoration; gilded border design in scroll, meander and lace patterns on a beige ground, with five floral sprays painted in polychrome overglaze enamels.
Pattern is taken from a Chinese export porcelain design.
White; glaze has a minutely pitted surface reminiscent of orange peel. Engine-turned decoration in basket-weave design and wheatsheaf finial.
Overall floral sprays - forget-me-nots; brown glaze on rim; Basket (a): pierced sides; twig shaped handle; Stand (b): pierced border
Printed in underglaze blue. [there are two sets of g-85-706 (ab)]
Moulded and shaped border of mazarine-blue between two gilded linear designs; centre floral spray painted in polychrome overglaze enamels.
Polychrome; in centre of plate, sitting on a branch, bird with red head and yellow breast; six butterflies around inner rim of plate; blue border around outer rim
A miniature jug which is part of a child's toy tea service. It is hand-painted in underglaze blue in a Chinese-like island pattern that has a central tree with two small hut-like houses on each side of the island; two sailing ships are depicted on reverse.
Semi-translucent polychrome overglaze enamel floral sprays on white ground
'Shortened' vase shape tureen flaring at rim; shaped cover decorated with band of blue and gilt cornflowers; cluster of 5 buds on leafed stem forms knob; two side handles in shape of winged animal masks; stand has border of blue cornflowers and one at centre; rib/section moulding at base of tureen
Tea bowl, saucer
Enamel decoration on white ground in the pattern of a draped swag around rim of bowl and saucer; suspended between each swag is a flower spray; group of four leaves at centre of both pieces; colours of blue, brown, and green. Known as “peasant enamels”, these wares lack sophistication but show a pleasing simplicity.
Painted in underglaze blue and overglaze enamels, with gilding.
Raised scalloped rim; divided into 8 radiating fan-shaped segments with alternating designs of chrysanthemums in the Japanese style; stylized chrysanthemum within a gilt circle at centre; decorated mainly in cobalt, rust and green painted overglaze enamels, with gilding on white ground
Polychrome floral spray decoration painted in overglaze enamels on white ground; moulded floral decoration; shaped rim with plain gilt edge
A rectangular and shaped comport; applied foliage handles; moulded floral decoration of cranes, palm trees and flowers painted in overglaze enamels in the Japanese asymmetrical style, with gilding.
In imitation of Josiah Wedgwood's jasperware; pale matt-blue with white stylized leaf motifs, alternating with a "flowering tree", with birds above; all in relief which is applied as in Wedgwood, but the workmanship and mastery of technique does not compare with Wedgwood.
- Tuesday 11am-5pm
- Wednesday 11am-5pm
- Thursday 11am-5pm
- Friday 11am-9pm
- Saturday 11am-5pm
- Sunday 11am-5pm
- Closed Monday
Open on the following days:
- Victoria Day
- Canada Day
- August Civic Holiday
- Labour Day
- Remembrance Day (open 1-5pm)
- Christmas Eve (close at 2pm)
- Boxing Day
- New Year's Day
- Louis Riel Day
- February 23 (open at 2pm)
Closed on the following holidays:
- Good Friday
- Easter Monday
- Christmas Day