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Figure group - Four cupids bird's-nesting

Four cupids bird's-nesting

  • Object:

    Figure group

  • Place of origin:

    Derby (made)

  • Date:

    1770-1784 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hill, Joseph (repairer)
    William Duesbury & Co. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.1137-1924

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 9, shelf 3

Physical description

Figure group of cupids bird nesting in soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded.

Place of Origin

Derby (made)

Date

1770-1784 (made)

Artist/maker

Hill, Joseph (repairer)
William Duesbury & Co. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

'No 234'
Figure model number incised on base

'TNx'
Incised on base

A triangle
Repairer's mark incised on base

Dimensions

Height: 25.4 cm

Descriptive line

Figure group of cupids bird nesting in soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, repaired by Joseph Hill, manufactured by William Duesbury & Co., Derby, 1770-1784.

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

Haslem, John. The Old Derby China Factory. 1876. 175 p.
Bemrose, William. Bow, Chelsea and Derby Porcelain. London : Bemrose & Sons Ltd, 1898. [?]

Production Note

Bradshaw - p317.

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Cupids

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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