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Tea bowl

Tea bowl

  • Place of origin:

    Derby (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1770-83 (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:

    414:398/A-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 10, shelf 2

Physical description

Tea bowl of soft-paste porcelain, painted with enamels and gilded, and decorated outside with festoons of gilt vine leaves on a dark blue band with a shaped edge, and below are sprays of flowers, and on the bottom inside is also a floral stray.

Place of Origin

Derby (made)

Date

ca. 1770-83 (made)

Artist/maker

William Duesbury & Co. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

An anchor
Maker's mark painted (overglaze) in gold on underside

Dimensions

Height: 4.5 cm, Diameter: 7.6 cm

Object history note

One of two cups with 414:398-1885 (Sch. I 219)
These pieces were purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Morgan, London, for £1 5 shillings in October 1866.
Acquired as Chelsea porcelain.

Descriptive line

Tea bowl of soft-paste porcelain, painted with enamels and gilded, made by William Duesbury & Co., Derby, ca. 1770-83

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

For this pattern, see Stephen Mitchell, The Marks on Chelsea-Derby and Early Crossed-Batons Useful Wares, 2007, pl. 18, where dated 1770-83

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Vine-leaves

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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