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Plate: C.43-2010

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Factory: New Hall Porcelain Factory




Hybrid hard-paste porcelain painted underglaze in blue, and overglaze in enamels and gold with an Imari-style pattern with a house with a tower, a beehive, and two trees.

Hybrid hard-paste porcelain, painted underglaze in blue, and overglaze in apricot and red enamels, and gilt. Circular with a wide sloping rim, and curved well, standing on a footring. The well and centre are decorated with an Imari style pattern with a building with a tower, to the right of a beehive, with on the right, a tree, and on the left a shrub with blue and red leaves. In the foreground there is water with a lily and leaves. Round the rim there is a boder of gold leaves beween bands.


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

Dr Milo Keynes Bequest, 2009

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 24.9 cm
Height: 3.6 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Shelton ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2009) by Keynes, W. M., Dr.


19th Century, Early#
George III
Production date: circa AD 1810


This pattern is comparable to pattern nos. 570, 752, and u333 but has a different tree on the left, and lacks the feather-like fern on the left of those designs.

School or Style

Imari style

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel ( red, apricot) cobalt ( underglaze) gold

Materials used in production

presumed lead-glaze Lead-glaze
Hybrid hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Hybrid hard-paste porcelain, painted underglaze in blue, and overglaze in apricot and red enamels, and gilded

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: circular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: IV.A.7
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in blue biro
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.43-2010
Primary reference Number: 177374
Entry form number: 1027
Old object number: IV.A.7
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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