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Vase: C.100-1950

Object information

Maker(s)

Derby Porcelain Manufactory (Factory)

Description

Soft-paste porcelain vase, in the form of an eel trap, decorated with flowers, insects and geese in polychrome enamels, and gilt.

Soft-paste porcelain vase, in the form of an eel trap, decorated with flowers, insects and geese in polychrome enamels, and the wicker work picked out in gold. The vase stands on a base moulded as bulrushes, which continue on either side forming handles.

Legal notes

Given by Mrs W.D. Dickson

Measurements and weight

Height: 9 5/8 in
Width: 6 1/2 in

Place(s) associated

  • Derby ⪼ Derbyshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1950-09) by Dickson, W. D. (Frances Louisa), Mrs

Dating

Third quarter of 18th century
George III
Circa 1765 - 1770

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 vase, in the form of an eel trap, painted in polychrome enamels, and gilt

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.100-1950
Primary reference Number: 137197
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 13 October 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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