London, South Kensington
29 November 2001
A Derby bough pot and pierced cover
of D-section with richly gilt ram's head handles, painted and gilt with flowerheads within scrolling swaths of foliage, upon a pale-blue ground enriched with dark-blue dots and gilt ornament, within dark-blue and gilt bands, painted puce marks, circa 1800 (some minor damages and rstoration) -- 25cm. wide
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Cf. John Twitchett, Derby Porcelain (1980), p. 205, pl. 253 for a bough pot of similar form.
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