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  • 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:


  • 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)


ca. 1820 (made)


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

In red

In blue


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.


Porcelain; Enamels


Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Masks; Foliate; Honeysuckle; Lily


Ceramics; Porcelain


Ceramics Collection

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