An image of Vase and cover

Derby

(England 1750 – )

Vase and cover

Location
18th c European porcelain
Further information

The principal reserve shows Diana, goddess of the hunt. That on the back is painted with birds in branches. Originally the vase would probably have been one of a pair in a garniture of three, the centre vase having a straight neck and domed cover (a garniture of this description decorated with Watteau scenes is in the British Museum).

Year
circa 1758
Media
Ceramic
Medium
soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions
25.1 x 18.1 x 10.6 cm :
a - vase; 21.2 x 18.1 x 10.6 cm
b - cover; 4.5 x 8.6 x 8.5 cm
Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2012.112.a-b