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Derby Dove Tureen (c. 1750 to c. 1754 England)


DERBY PORCELAIN (worked 1750-1848)

Country of Origin



c. 1750 to c. 1754


Soft Paste Porcelain


4.25inch wide   7.00inch deep
(10.79 cm wide  17.78 cm deep)


For similar tureens see:

Bernard Rackman, Catalogue of the Herbert Allen Collection, pl.12, no.65 listed incorrectly as Chelsea.

F. S. MacKenna, Chelsea Porcelain: The Red Anchor Wares, pl.37, no.76.

Gilbert Bradley, Derby Porcelain 1750-1798 , p. 41, no. 8

W. Williams, Eighteenth Century European White Porcelain, 1975, Burlington House Fair, Exhibition Catalogue, no. 21 (white)

H. G. Bradley, Ceramics of Derbyshire 1750-1975, 1978, p. 94, showing a pair of turtle doves.
J. Twitchett, Derby Porcelain, 1980, pl. 93

Catherine B. Lippert, Eighteenth Century English Porcelain in the Collection of the Indianapolis Museum of Art, 1987, p. 63 no. 2 for a Chelsea Partridge; and p. 123 no. 22 for a Derby pigeon; also p. 64 no. 4 for a Meissen example

Also see Victoria & Albert Museum, Schreiber Collection (Inv. 1.64) for a Bow example