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Factory: New Hall Porcelain Factory
Hybrid hard-paste porcelain, transer-printed and painted in enamels with a Chinese scene including a boy at a window. Pattern no. 425
Hybrid hard-paste porcelain, transfer-printed overglaze in black, and painted in very pale blue, blue, green, turquoise, puce, red, grey, and black enamels. The circular bowl has deep curved sides and stands on a footring. The saucer has sloping sides, and a slightly convex central area, and stands on a footring. The exterior of the cup is decorated twice with a Chinese figure scene known as 'the Window' or 'the Boy at the Window'. On the left, a young woman stands beside a grey table watched by two boys, and a young man leans out of the window of a house on the right. In the background there is a red fence and a pink and dark puce landscape. Repeated twice between the scenes there is an oval scroll-edged reserves with an apricot ground and darker apricot splodges, and below two smaller round scroll-edged reserves containing a plant with a puce flower. Above there is an area of pink and dark pink spotted trellis pattern. Below and above the design there is a narrow horizontal black line. Inside there is a small red plant in the bottom, and round the rim, a border of adjacent red arrowheads between horizontal black lines. The saucer has the Chinese scene in the middle surrounded by matching shaped panels and trellis, and the border pattern round the edge. Pattern no. 425.
History note: Unknown before donor
Dr Milo Keynes Bequest, 2009
Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2009) by Keynes, W. M., Dr.
Inscription present: circular white paper label with border of a wide and a narrow concentric circle in Prussian blue
Inscription present: circular white paper stick-on label
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