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Vase

Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Derby (made)

  • Date:

    1790-1795 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Billingsley, William, born 1758 - died 1828 (painter)
    Derby Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Herbert Allen

  • Museum number:

    C.295A-1935

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Vase of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. With two openwork handles represented as attached by screws to the shoulder, narrow neck with a flaring mouth, and high foot resting on a square plinth. Decorated with flowers loosely disposed in two wide bands round the middle of the body and shoulder, and with wreaths of foliage and formal designs in gold.

Place of Origin

Derby (made)

Date

1790-1795 (made)

Artist/maker

Billingsley, William, born 1758 - died 1828 (painter)
Derby Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

'D' under a crown and crossed batons with six dots
In puce

Dimensions

Height: 24.1 cm

Object history note

One of a pair with C.295-1935. Formerly in the J. G. Mortlock Collection.

Descriptive line

Vase of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, with two openwork handles, probably painted by William Billingsley, Derby Porcelain Factory, Derby, 1790-1795.

Materials

Soft paste porcelain; Enamels

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Foliage; Openwork; Flowers; Wreath

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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