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Ewer

Ewer

  • Place of origin:

    Derby (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1790 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Billingsley, William, born 1758 - died 1828 (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.327-1935

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 8, shelf 1

Physical description

Ewer of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. Ovoid body decorated with bouquets of flowers in three oval panels, reserved on a dark blue ground, over which are stars and ivy-stems in gold with white berries in slight relief. Curved lip and high loop handle. Round the neck and the lower part are wreaths of formal foliage in gold.

Place of Origin

Derby (made)

Date

ca. 1790 (made)

Artist/maker

Billingsley, William, born 1758 - died 1828 (painter)
Derby Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Dimensions

Height: 34.6 cm

Descriptive line

Ewer of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, painted by William Billingsley, Derby Porcelain Factory, Derby, ca. 1790.

Materials

Soft paste porcelain; Enamels

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Stars; Berries; Wreaths; Flowers; Ivy

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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