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Patch box: EC.22-1938

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Current Location: In storage


Derby Porcelain Manufactory (Factory)


Soft-paste porcelain patch box in the form of a pug-dog's head, glazed and painted with black and brownish enamels, with gilt metal mounts.

Legal notes

Cecil E. Byas Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 2 1/8 in

Place(s) associated

  • Derby ⪼ Derbyshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1938-01-17) by Byas, Cecil E.


Mid 18th Century
George II
George III
Production date: circa AD 1760

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( black and brownish) gold ( only for the mounts) Mounts composed of metal

Materials used in production

except mounts Soft-paste porcelain presumed lead; not the mounts Lead-glaze

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) : Soft-paste porcelain patch box, glazed and painted with black and brownish enamels, with gilt metal mounts.

Identification numbers

Accession number: EC.22-1938
Primary reference Number: 76908
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 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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