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Bottle and stopper

Bottle and stopper

  • Place of origin:

    Derby (made)

  • Date:

    1830-1848 (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 3 []

Physical description

Bottle and stopper of porcelain. Bulbous body, narrow neck and flat-topped stopper; decorated with two panels surrounded by gilt floral scrolls, reserved in white on a blue ground covered with a diaper pattern in gold, and painted respectively with exotic birds in a landscape and with a bouquet of flowers.

Place of Origin

Derby (made)


1830-1848 (made)


Derby Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

Double 'L' enclosing 'D' under a crown, in blue
In imitation of Sèvres porcelain

'4' in blue


Height: 23.5 cm, Diameter: 12.1 cm

Descriptive line

Bottle and stopper of porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt, Derby Porcelain Factory, England (Derby), 1830-1848





Subjects depicted

Birds; Floral scrolls; Diaper-work; Landscapes; Bouquets


Ceramics; Porcelain


Ceramics Collection

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