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Vase

Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Derby (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1820 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Derby Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Herbert Allen

  • Museum number:

    C.301-1935

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 14, shelf 4

Physical description

Vase of porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. Urn-shaped with a square plinth and two scrolled foliate loop handles springing from satyrs' masks in relief. Decorated on either side of the body and neck with symmetrical designs of foliage, lilies of the valley and honeysuckle devices in gold on a dark-blue bleu de roiground.

Place of Origin

Derby (made)

Date

ca. 1820 (made)

Artist/maker

Derby Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

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

'2'
In red

'58'
In blue

Dimensions

Height: 28.3 cm

Object history note

One of a set of three vases C.301 to B-1935.

Descriptive line

Urn-shaped vase of porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, Derby Porcelain Factory, Derby, ca. 1820.

Materials

Porcelain; Enamels

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Masks; Foliate; Honeysuckle; Lily

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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