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Teapot and stand

Teapot and stand

  • 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.246 to B-1922

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

The body is spirally fluted and moulded in relief with fronds in the flutes, curved spout and a loop handle. Domed cover with gilt edge and chain of flowers and knob in the form of a rose applied in relief. Gold beading around the base of the neck, below this a chain of flowers, sprigs of flowers on the spout. Hexagonal stand, gadrooned and painted in keeping with the pot.

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 of teapot


Height: 16.5 cm teapot, Diameter: 14 cm teapot, Diameter: 16.5 cm stand

Descriptive line

Teapot and stand, 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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