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Plate

Plate

  • Place of origin:

    Derby (made)

  • 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:

    414:445/A-1885

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Plate of soft-paste porcelain, painted with enamels and gilded, and with an undulating edge, and in the centre is a classical urn painted en grisaille, and festooned with roses and other detached flowers, and the rim is painted with gold discs laid over an scalloped border of bleu de roi, and within this border radial bands of husk-pattern in green is separated by lines of gilt dots.

Place of Origin

Derby (made)

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

Diameter: 22.1 cm

Object history note

Part of a set with 414:445/ to B-1885 (Sch. I 394 to B)
These pieces were purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Welch, London, for £1 18 shillings [? pence] in April 1866

Descriptive line

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

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Urn; Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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