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Saucer: C.46-2010

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Factory: New Hall Porcelain Factory




Bone china, painted underglaze in blue, overglaze pale yellowish-green, pink and iron-red, and gilded. Circular withgently sloping sides, standing on a footring. The interior is decorated with a blue and gold tree, lotus flowers, and pink flowers on leavy stems. The rim is encircled by a gold band. Pattern no. 1542.


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

Dr Milo Keynes Bequest, 2009

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 14.5 cm
Height: 3 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
Circa 1814 - 1820


Godden suggested that the stamped New Hall within two circles mark was adopted when the firm changed its name to the New Hall Porcelain Company in 1814. It is only found on bone china.

School or Style

Imari style

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel ( pale yellowish-green, pink, and iron-red) gold

Materials used in production

presumed lead-glaze Glaze
Bone china

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Bone china, painted underglaze in blue, overglaze in pale yellowish-green, pink, and iron-red enamels, and gilded

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: circular

  • Text: New/Hall within two concentric circles
  • Location: On base close to the footring
  • Method of creation: Stamped in red
  • Type: Factory mark

Inscription present: circular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: IV.A.15
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.46-2010
Primary reference Number: 177377
Entry form number: 1027
Old object number: IV.A.15
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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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