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Plate: C.19-1915

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Factory: Josiah Wedgwood & Sons




White earthenware (pearl body), transfer-printed in dark ochre-yellow, painted underglaze in blue, overglaze in red and yellow enamels, and gilt. Circular with sloping rim, shallow curved well and flat centre. Decorated with a central Japan pattern of stylised flowers and foliage, three sprays on the rim, and round the edge, a border of hatched triangles and red and yellow, and yellow, half flowers at intervals.


History note: Uncertain before donor

Legal notes

Given by Miss Emily Beales

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 20.2 cm
Height: 2.3 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Etruria ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1915-06-26) by Beales, Emily, Miss


Victoria I
1870 - 1880

School or Style

Imari style

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels gilt cobalt-blue

Materials used in production

White earthenware

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: WEDGWOOD
  • Location: On the base
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Factory mark
  • Text: W
  • Location: On the base
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Mark
  • Text: P
  • Location: On the base
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Mark
  • Text: QRE
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Mark

Inscription present: 'C1337' over C or L

  • Text: C1337
  • Method of creation: Red enamel
  • Type: Mark

Inscription present: three dots in triangle underglaze in blue

  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.19-1915
Primary reference Number: 11949
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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