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Dish: C.6-1989

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Current Location: In storage


Unidentified Swiss pottery (Production)
Possibly Unidentified French pottery (Production)


Cream earthenware painted overglaze in blue, turquoise-green, yellow, dark puce, and black. Circular with eight arcs round the rim, deep curved sides, and flat centre. Decorated in the middle with a spray of flowers including a rose, and on the sides with three detached floral sprays and three leaves. The rim is outlined in dark puce. There are three spur marks on the back.


History note: Lady Bragg (Alice Grace Jenny, née Hopkinson, 1899-1989)) by whom bequeathed

Legal notes

Given by Lady Bragg

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 22.2 cm
Height: 3.2 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Lucerne ⪼ Switzerland

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1989-11-27) by Bragg, A. G. J., Lady


Second half of 18th century
Circa 1750 CE - 1800 CE


The dish was possibly a compotier for stewed fruit

School or Style


Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( blue, turquoise-green, yellow, dark puce, and black)

Materials used in production

Glaze Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Press-moulding : Cream earthenware, press-moulded, and painted overglaze in blue, turquoise-green, yellow, dark puce, and black enamels

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.6-1989
Primary reference Number: 75680
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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