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Vase

Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Derby (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1785-1795 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Farnsworth, Isaac (repairer)
    Derby Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Biscuit porcelain

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Herbert Allen

  • Museum number:

    C.294A-1935

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 9, shelf 5

Physical description

Vase of biscuit porcelain, urn-shaped with two imbricated loop handles, festoons of flowers hanging from the shoulder, acanthus foliage in relief and a square plinth.

Place of Origin

Derby (made)

Date

ca. 1785-1795 (made)

Artist/maker

Farnsworth, Isaac (repairer)
Derby Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Biscuit porcelain

Marks and inscriptions

'D' surmounted by a crown with crossed batons and six dots
Maker's mark incised on base

'No 116'
Figure model number incised on base

A star
Repairer's mark incised on base

Dimensions

Height: 16.2 cm

Object history note

One of a pair with C.294-1935. Formerly in the collection of Mr. Arthur Rokeby Price.

Descriptive line

Vase of biscuit porcelain, urn-shaped with two imbricated loop handles, repaired by Isaac Farnsworth, Derby Porcelain factory, Derby, ca. 1785-1795.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Twitchett, John. Derby Porcelain. London : Barrie & Jenkins, 1980. 134 p.

Materials

Biscuit

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Festoons; Acanthus

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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