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  • Place of origin:

    Derby (manufactured)

  • Date:

    ca. 1770-77 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    William Duesbury & Co. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, enamelled and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mr Arthur Hurst

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 10, shelf 3

Physical description

Cylindrical mug with a loop handle. Painted in imitation of Worcester porcelain with vertical panels containing a dragon and flowering plants, in Japanese style. Alternating with panels of blue and gold floral diaper. Soft-paste porcelain, enamelled and gilt.

Place of Origin

Derby (manufactured)


ca. 1770-77 (made)


William Duesbury & Co. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, enamelled and gilt


Height: 15.6 cm, Diameter: 11 cm

Descriptive line

Mug, enamelled and gilt soft-paste porcelain, William Duesbury & Co., Derby, ca. 1770-77

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

For another of this pattern, see Stephen Mitchell, The Marks on Chelsea-Derby and Early Crossed-Batons Useful Wares, 2007, pl.116 M10

Production Note

For another with a mark datable to 1770-77, see C.170-1910


Soft paste porcelain


Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Diaper; Dragon; Flowers


Ceramics; Porcelain


Ceramics Collection

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