Dish

1770-1777 (made)
Dish thumbnail 1
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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.


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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded
Brief Description
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
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.
Dimensions
  • Length: 23.2cm
  • Width: 17.7cm
Style
Marks and Inscriptions
Conjoined anchor and 'D' (Maker's mark painted (overglaze) in gold on underside)
Credit line
Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber
Object history
Purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Cavalle or Cavallo, London, for £2 10 shillings [? pence] in 1867
Subjects depicted
Other Number
Sch. I 395 - Schreiber number
Collection
Accession Number
414:446-1885

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record createdAugust 14, 2008
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