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  • Place of origin:

    Derby (made)

  • Date:

    1810-1830 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Derby Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 14, shelf 5

Physical description

Plate of porcelain. The rim is painted with a repeating device consisting of an incense-burner between two foliated scrolls; the devices are separated by a serpent entwined about a tripod bowl. In the middle are a vase and musical instruments.

Place of Origin

Derby (made)


1810-1830 (made)


Derby Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in enamels and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

'D' surmounted by a crown and crossed batons with six dots
In red

In red


Diameter: 25.7 cm

Descriptive line

Plate of porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt, Derby Porcelain Factory, England (Derby), 1810-1830


Porcelain; Enamel


Painted; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Musical instrument; Incense burners; Vases; Serpents; Leaf scrolls


Ceramics; Porcelain


Ceramics Collection

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