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Vase and cover

Vase and cover

  • Place of origin:

    Derby (manufactured)

  • Date:

    ca. 1775 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    William Duesbury & Co. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamel, moulded and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Herbert Allen

  • Museum number:

    C.209B&C-1935

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 10, shelf 5 []

Physical description

Vase and cover of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamel, moulded and gilded.

Place of Origin

Derby (manufactured)

Date

ca. 1775 (made)

Artist/maker

William Duesbury & Co. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamel, moulded and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

An anchor
Maker's mark painted (overglaze) in gold on top of plinth

Dimensions

Height: 23.9 cm

Object history note

One of a pair with C.209&A-1935. Formerly in the collection of the late Captain Ernlé Warriner. The figure-subject is in the manner of François Boucher, and are probably after unidentified compositions by him.

Descriptive line

Vase and cover of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamel, moulded and gilded, William Duesbury & Co., Derby, ca. 1775.

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

Honey, W. B. Old English Porcelain. London : Faber & Faber, 1948. 73 p., note 2, pp.106-7.

Production Note

Register - made in imitation of Sèvres. The figure subjects are in the manner of Boucher, and are probably after unidentified compositions by him.

Materials

Soft paste porcelain; Enamels

Techniques

Painted; Gilded; Moulded

Subjects depicted

Laurel; Beaded; Chickens; Strapwork; Girl; Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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