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Plate

  • Place of origin:

    Derby (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1830 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Steele, Thomas (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.353A-1935

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Plate of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. In the middle is an eight-sided panel painted with a basket of fruit resting on a stone pedestal. The rim is decorated with a symmetrical design of vases, palmettes and scrolled foliage in gold. Wavy edge.

Place of Origin

Derby (made)

Date

ca. 1830 (made)

Artist/maker

Steele, Thomas (painter)
Derby Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

A circular band inscribed 'BLOOR DERBY' enclosing a crown
Printed in red

Dimensions

Diameter: 22.9 cm

Object history note

One of two plates with C.353-1935.

Descriptive line

Plate of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, painted by Thomas Steele, made by Derby Porcelain Factory, Derby, ca. 1830.

Materials

Soft paste porcelain; Enamels

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Foliage; Palmettes; Fruit; Basket; Vases

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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