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Saucer: C.27A-1915

Object information

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Maker(s)

Factory: Worcester Porcelain Factory

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Description

Soft-paste porcelain saucer, transfer-printed underglaze in blue. Circular with curved sides, standing on a foot-ring. Decorated with 'The Fence' pattern and a two-line border.

Legal notes

Given by Mrs Laurence Humphrey

Measurements and weight

Height: 2.7 cm
Width: 12.0 cm

Relative size of this object

12 cm2.7 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Worcester ⪼ Worcestershire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1915-11-05) by Humphry, Lawrence, Mrs.

Dating

Late 18th century
George III
Circa 1765 - 1785

Components of the work

Decoration composed of cobalt-blue

Materials used in production

steatitic Soft-paste porcelain
Glaze

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Soft-paste porcelain, transfer-printed underglaze in blue
Glazing (coating)

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.27A-1915
Primary reference Number: 32826
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 26 July 2019 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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