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Egg cup

Egg cup

  • Place of origin:

    Derby (manufactured)

  • Date:

    1770-1777 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    William Duesbury & Co. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, enamelled and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Sydney A. Erwood

  • Museum number:

    C.333-1922

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 8, shelf 3

Physical description

Egg cup with undulating gilt edge. Painted in enamels with bouquets and scattered flowers. Gadrooned band at base of bowl and round the foot.

Place of Origin

Derby (manufactured)

Date

1770-1777 (made)

Artist/maker

William Duesbury & Co. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, enamelled and gilt

Dimensions

Height: 6.3 cm

Descriptive line

Egg cup, enamelled and gilt soft-paste porcelain, William Duesbury & Co., Derby, probably 1770-1777

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Enamelled; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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