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Plate: C.5-1990

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Current Location: In storage


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Stone china plate, transfer-printed underglaze in blue and enamelled in polychrome, with a bird and tree surrounded by a border and floral sprays.

Plate. Stone china, transfer-printed underglaze in blue and enamelled in puce, iron-red, yellow, green, orange, turquoise and brown. Circular with lightly shaped edge, sloping rim and shallow well. Decorated in the middle with an exotic bird perching in a flowering tree, surrounded by a narrow scalloped border. On the rim there are three floral sprays and the words TRIN.COLL., and on the edge, a narrow border and a brown line. Printed on the reverse in blue 'KITCHEN DEPT/TRINITY COLLEGE/CAMBRIDGE'.

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 22.3 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Stoke-on-Trent ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1990) by Urquhart, Annie


Early 20th century
Production date: AD 1902

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( in puce, iron-red, yellow, green, orange, turquoise and brown)

Materials used in production

Stone china

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: over a crown

  • Text: COPELAND
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Mark
  • Text: A/02
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Mark
  • Text: 6913
  • Method of creation: In red enamel
  • Type: Number
  • Location: On reverse
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: TRIN.COLL.
  • Location: On the front
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.5-1990
Primary reference Number: 75395
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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