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Vase and cover

  • Place of origin:

    Derby (made)
    London (decorated)

  • Date:

    1770-1783 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    William Duesbury & Co. (manufacturer)
    Chelsea Porcelain factory (decorated)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Herbert Allen

  • Museum number:

    C.208&A-1935

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 10, shelf 5 []

Physical description

Vase and cover of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded.

Place of Origin

Derby (made)
London (decorated)

Date

1770-1783 (made)

Artist/maker

William Duesbury & Co. (manufacturer)
Chelsea Porcelain factory (decorated)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

An anchor
In gold

Dimensions

Height: 34.9 cm

Object history note

Formerly in the John Rainey Collection. The vase is copied from a Sèvres model described as a Vase à panneaux. The figure-subject is copied from Plate 110 engraved by J. Massard after a design by François Boucher, and dated 1767, in Vol. iii of Les Métamorphoses d'Ovide, published in Paris in 1768.

Descriptive line

Vase and cover of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, William Duesbury & Co., Derby, decorated at Chelsea, 1770-1783.

Materials

Soft paste porcelain; Enamels

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Beaded; Gods; Hounds; Trees; Doves; Flowers; Strapwork

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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