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Sugar basin and cover

Sugar basin and cover

  • 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:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Circular, fluted externally, with moulded fronds in relief, undulating edges with a wreath of flowers below the rim of the basin and on the cover. A knob in the form of a rose applied in relief on the cover.

Place of Origin

Derby (manufactured)


1770-1777 (made)


William Duesbury & Co. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, enamelled and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

Conjoined anchor and 'D'
Maker's mark painted (overglaze) in gold on underside


Height: 12.7 cm, Diameter: 11.4 cm

Descriptive line

Sugar basin and cover, enamelled and gilt soft-paste porcelain, William Duesbury & Co., Derby, 1770-1777


Soft paste porcelain


Enamelled; Gilt


Ceramics; Porcelain


Ceramics Collection

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