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Dish

Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Derby (manufactured)

  • Date:

    ca. 1790 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Billingsley, William, born 1758 - died 1828 (painters (artists))
    William Duesbury & Co. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, enamelled and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    3046-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 8, shelf 1

Physical description

Lozenge-shaped dish with undulating edge and moulded rim decorated with a border of flowers in compartments formed by gilt laurel branches. In the centre is a bouquet within a gilt oval wreath.

Place of Origin

Derby (manufactured)

Date

ca. 1790 (made)

Artist/maker

Billingsley, William, born 1758 - died 1828 (painters (artists))
William Duesbury & Co. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, enamelled and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

'D' surmounted by a crown and crossed batons and six dots
Maker's mark painted (overglaze) in mauve on underside

'53'
Painted (overglaze) in mauve on underside

Dimensions

Length: 24.1 cm, Width: 19.1 cm

Object history note

Given by John Haslem. Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street.

Descriptive line

Dish, enamelled and gilt soft-paste porcelain, painting by William Billingsley, manufactured by William Duesbury & Co., Derby, ca. 1790

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

Honey, W. B. Old English Porcelain. London : Faber&Faber, 1948. 126 p.

Materials

Soft paste porcelain; Enamel

Techniques

Painted; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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