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Punch bowl: C.20-1932

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Current Location: In storage

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Factory: Chamberlain's Worcester Porcelain Factory

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Soft-paste porcelain punch bowl, decorated with a view of King's College Chapel, Cambridge in underglaze blue, sepia enamels and gilt.

Soft-paste porcelain punch bowl, decorated in underglaze blue, sepia enamels and gilding. Circular with deep curved sides, standing on a footrim. The inside is decorated in the centre with a circular medallion in sepia showing a view of King's College Chapel, Cambridge, enclosed by an underglaze blue band overlaid with gilt circles. Round the rim is a wide underglaze blue band which is gilt with panels of spiralling leaf sprays with triangular motifs below, and interspersed with four small oval medallions painted with country house en grisaille. The outside of the bowl has an underglaze blue ground reserved with two large gilt-edged oval medallions painted in sepia with picturesque views, which are separated by smaller circular landscape medallions and interspersed with gilt leaf sprays.

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History note: Unknown before donor, Mrs W.D. (Frances Louisa) Dickson, Bournemouth

Legal notes

Given by Mrs W.D. Dickson

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 31.0 cm
Height: 13.4 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Worcester ⪼ Worcestershire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1932) by Dickson, W. D. (Frances Louisa), Mrs

Dating

Early 19th Century
George III
Production date: circa AD 1800

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( blue and sepia) gold

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze
Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.20-1932
Primary reference Number: 37674
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 15 March 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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