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Plate
  • Plate
    Billingsley, William, born 1758 - died 1828
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Plate

  • Place of origin:

    Derby (manufactured)

  • Date:

    ca. 1785 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Billingsley, William, born 1758 - died 1828 (painters (artists))
    Derby Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, enamelled and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Rev. C. J. Proctor

  • Museum number:

    C.175-1910

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 8, shelf 1

Physical description

Narrow rim with an undulating edge decorated with roses in six quatrefoil panels in reserve, connected by gilt vine stems on a dark blue ground, In the centre are three bouquets of flowers.

Place of Origin

Derby (manufactured)

Date

ca. 1785 (made)

Artist/maker

Billingsley, William, born 1758 - died 1828 (painters (artists))
Derby Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, enamelled and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

'D' surmounted by a crown and crossed batons and six dots
Maker's mark painted (overglaze) in lilac on underside

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.3 cm

Descriptive line

Plate, enamelled and gilt soft-paste porcelain, painted by the workshop of William Billingsley, manufactured by William Duesbury & Co., Derby, ca. 1785

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

Honey, W. B. Old English Porcelain. London : Faber&Faber, 1948. pp.124,126.
Bemrose, William. Bow, Chelsea and Derby Porcelain. London : Bemrose & Sons Ltd, 1898. pl.XVII.
Bemrose, William. Catalogue of Porcelain and other art objects. pl.11, no.109.

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Enamelled; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Floral patterns

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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