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Dish: C.9B-1918

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Object information

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Maker(s)

Factory: Chelsea Porcelain Manufactory

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Description

Soft-paste porcelain dish, painted in polychrome enamels with sprays of flowers, and with a brown edge

Soft-paste porcelain dish, painted overglaze in blue, green, yellow, pink, red, and brown enamels. The oval dish has flaring sides, and a petal-shape rim, and stands on a low, wedge-shaped ground footring. It is sparsely painted with scattered sprays and sprigs of flowers, and the edge is banded in brown. A pair with C.9A-1918.

Notes

History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by Ralph Griffin, MA, FSA

Measurements and weight

Height: 1 1/2 in
Length: 9 5/8 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1918-08-28) by Griffin, Ralph, MA, FSA

Dating

Mid 18th Century
George II
Red anchor period (1752-1756)
Circa 1754 - 1756

School or Style

Rococo

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( red, yellow, green, blue, pink and brown)

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze
Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) : Soft-paste porcelain painted overglaze in polychrome enamles with flowers

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: an anchor
  • Location: On the base
  • Method of creation: Painted in red
  • Type: Factory mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.9B-1918
Primary reference Number: 76516
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 7 August 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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