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Inkstand and cover

Inkstand and cover

  • Place of origin:

    Derby (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1760 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    William Duesbury & Co. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels, moulded and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.1148&A-1924

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 10, shelf 7 []

Physical description

Inkstand and cover of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. Painted with winged insects and caterpillars.

Place of Origin

Derby (made)

Date

ca. 1760 (made)

Artist/maker

William Duesbury & Co. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels, moulded and gilded

Dimensions

Height: 9.5 cm, Width: 24.8 cm

Descriptive line

Inkstand and cover of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, William Duesbury & Co., Derby, ca. 1760.

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

Bradley, H. G. Ceramics of Derbyshire 1750-1975. London : Gilbert Bradley, 1978. 88 p., pl.124.
Honey, W. B. Old English Porcelain. London : Faber&Faber, 1948. 110 p.

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Moulded; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Children; Lamb; Landscape; Insects; Scrollwork

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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