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Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Derby (manufactured)
    Chelsea (possibly, manufactured)

  • Date:

    1770-1777 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    William Duesbury & Co. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:446-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 8, shelf 2

Physical description

Oval dish of soft-paste porcelain, painted with enamels and gilded, and with a lobed rim and an undulating edge, and in the centre is a classical urn painted en grisaille, festooned with roses, in an oval compartment bordered by a blue line entwined with a wreath of gold leaves, and round the edge is a broad formal border in bleu de roi and gold from which are suspended festoons of laurel, and between the oval panel and the festoons are weapons and musical instruments painted en grisaille.

Place of Origin

Derby (manufactured)
Chelsea (possibly, manufactured)

Date

1770-1777 (made)

Artist/maker

William Duesbury & Co. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

Conjoined anchor and 'D'
Maker's mark painted (overglaze) in gold on underside

Dimensions

Length: 23.2 cm, Width: 17.7 cm

Object history note

Purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Cavalle or Cavallo, London, for £2 10 shillings [? pence] in 1867

Descriptive line

Oval dish of soft-paste porcelain, painted with enamels and gilded, and with a lobed rim and an undulating edge, made by William Duesbury & Co., Derby, 1770-1777

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Urn; Musical; Weapon; Laurel (foliage); Rose

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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