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Figure - Dove

Dove

  • Object:

    Figure

  • Place of origin:

    Derby (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1760 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    William Duesbury & Co. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:228-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 9, shelf 1

Physical description

Figure in soft-paste porcelain, painted with enamels, of a dove standing on a round base among ears of corn and flowers.

Place of Origin

Derby (made)

Date

ca. 1760 (made)

Artist/maker

William Duesbury & Co. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels

Dimensions

Height: 6.9 cm

Object history note

One of a pair with 414:228/A-1885 (Sch. I 310A); on this, however, see below.
One bird was purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Lissauen, Hamburg, for 10 shillings in October 1880 and the other from Menzel, Aachen for 51 shillings in October 1882.
Acquired as Chelsea porcelain.

Descriptive line

Figure in soft-paste porcelain, painted with enamels, of a dove standing on a round base, made by William Duesbury & Co., Derby, ca. 1760.

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

Barrett, Franklin A. & Arthur L. Thorpe. Derby Porcelain, 1750-1848. London: Faber & Faber, 1971.

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Corn; Flowers; Dove

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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