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Dish

Dish

  • Place of origin:

    Derby (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1820 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Robertson, George (painter)
    Derby Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted with enamels, pierced and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Herbert Allen

  • Museum number:

    C.316-1935

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 14, shelf 8

Physical description

Dish of porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. Painted with a view of Fonthill Abbey in Wiltshire. Oblong with a slanting rim pierced with a symmetrical design of classical foliage. The underside of the rim is coloured marone. 'Fonthill Abbey' is written on the back.

Place of Origin

Derby (made)

Date

ca. 1820 (made)

Artist/maker

Robertson, George (painter)
Derby Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted with enamels, pierced and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

'Fonthill Abbey'
Written in red on the back

Dimensions

Length: 24.1 cm, Width: 17.8 cm

Descriptive line

Dish of porcelain painted with enamels, pierced and gilded, Derby Porcelain Factory, Derby, ca. 1820.

Materials

Porcelain; Enamels

Techniques

Pierced; Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Abbey; Foliage

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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