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Dish: JL.29-1984

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Meissen Porcelain Factory (Production)


Hard-paste porcelain (one of a pair) painted in enamel colours in kakiemon style; blue, green, red, yellow, purple, brown and black with a touch of gold. Circular with deep curved sides and eight shallow lobes on the brown rim, standing on a foot ring. On the left is a tiger entwined around bamboo, while on the right is a plum tree and bamboo.

Legal notes

Lent by Mr and Mrs Roger Jenyns

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 25.5 cm
Height: 5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Meissen ⪼ Germany

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Loan (1984) by Jenyns, Roger, Mr and Mrs


18th century
Production date: circa AD 1730

School or Style


Materials used in production

Enamels Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: '5' and '3'
  • Location: Inside the foot ring
  • Method of creation: Red enamel
  • Type: Number

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: JL.29-1984
Primary reference Number: 140508
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 25 September 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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