A Derby Bough Pot

A porcelain pot of bombe form with cover and shaped stand, the ground salmon with gilt stars and seed pearls.

Details

Medium:
Porcelain
Dimensions:
12 x 18 cm
Art Fund grant:
£500 ( Total: £3,600)
Acquired in:
1983
Vendor:
Graham & Oxley

Called a bough pot because it is designed to hold boughs or flowers. The panels including the scene 'Cupid disarmed by Euphrosyne' painted by James Banford, William Billingsley and, probably, Zachariah Boreman.

Provenance

Little is known of the pot's history; it has recently returned from America and was previously unrecorded.

Venue details

Derby Museum and Art Gallery The Strand, DERBY Derbyshire DE1 1BS 01332 641 901 www.derbymuseums.org

Entry details

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