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Covered Pot from a Writing Set: C.104.2 & A-1932

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)


Covered Pot from a Writing Set


Factory: Derby Porcelain Manufactory




Soft-paste porcelain, decorated with a dark blue ground, two reserves painted in polychrome enamels with birds in landscapes, and gilding.. Part of a writing set C.104.1-7-1932

Legal notes

Given by Mrs W.D. Dickson

Place(s) associated

  • Derby ⪼ Derbyshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1932-10-14) by Dickson, W. D. (Frances Louisa), Mrs


19th Century, second quarter#
George IV
William IV
Production date: circa AD 1830

Components of the work

Decoration composed of ground colour ( dark blue) enamel ( polychrome) gold

Materials used in production

preseumed lead Lead-glaze
Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) : Soft-paste porcelain, decorated with a dark blue ground, painting in polychrome enamels, and gilding

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.104.2 & A-1932
Primary reference Number: 137182
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 31 March 2015 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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