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Plate: C.10-1982

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Production: Imperial Porcelain Factory




Hard-paste porcelain painted in enamels and gilt; in the middle an ‘N’ within a wreath for Napoloean III

Hard-paste porcelain decorated with blue (a little), green, dark pink, maroon enamels, and gilt. Circular, the rim scalloped with alterantely large and small arcs. In the middle, is an 'N' within a laurel wreath, all in gold. On the rim is a green laurel wreath with a bow at the bottom and a red and gold crown at the top, between borders of paired leaf motifs reserved in a gold ground.


History note: J.R.V. Smyth

Legal notes

Given by J.R.V. Smyth from the collection of the late L.H. Smyth, MA, LL.B (Trinity Hall)

Measurements and weight

Height: 2.9 cm

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Place(s) associated

  • Vienna ⪼ Austria

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1982-02-01) by Smyth, J. R. V.


Circa 1850 CE - 1864 CE

School or Style


Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel ( green, dark pink, maroon and blue) gold

Materials used in production

clear Glaze
Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: a shield
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Painted in greyish-blue enamel
  • Type: Factory mark
  • Text: 80 over 242
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.10-1982
Primary reference Number: 71170
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 19 October 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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