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Bottle: C.116 & A-1932

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)


Derby Porcelain Manufactory (Factory)


Soft-paste porcelain bottle with stopper, divided into vertical panels, on a red ground. Painted in polychrome enamels and gilt.

Legal notes

Given by Mrs W.D. Dickson

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 4 1/2 in
Height: 9 1/8 in

Place(s) associated

  • Derby ⪼ Derbyshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


Mid 19th century
George IV
William IV
Circa 1825 - 1848


It is a pair with C.117 & A-1932

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( polychrome) gold

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) : Soft-paste porcelain bottle with stopper, painted in polychrome enamels and gilt

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: imitation of Sèvres mark

  • Text: two X, one above the other, with a small D in the centre and surmounted by a crown
  • Location: Painted in blue enamel
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.116 & A-1932
Primary reference Number: 137191
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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