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Plate: C.16-1992

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)

Maker(s)

Factory: Bow Porcelain Manufactory

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Description

Glazed soft-paste porcelain plate, painted underglaze in blue with the 'Mandarin' pattern

Soft-paste porcelain plate, decorated underglaze in bright blue. Circular with sloping rim and wide shallow well, decorated in the middle with a seated and a standing Chinese figure in a landscape with a flowering tree. On the sides of the well, between narrow bands, there are panels of trellis diaper alternating with a leaf or a twig. On the rim there are three flowering branches and a narrow band round the edge. The reverse is decorated with three twigs. Historically, this pattern has been referred to as, the 'Mandarin' pattern.

Notes

History note: Collection of the late Dr Hugh Statham (1895-1967) and Mrs Margaret Statham (d. 1970); lent anonymously in 1970 by their daughter, Miss Beryl Statham (d. 1990) by whom bequeathed

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Miss Statham, accepted by H.M.Government in 1990 in lieu of Inheritance Tax, and allocated to the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 22 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Stratford-le-Bow ⪼ Essex ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Allocated (1990) by H.M. Government

Dating

Mid 18th Century
George II
Circa 1750 - 1752

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of cobalt-blue

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze
Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.16-1992
Primary reference Number: 131146
Old loan number: Stathaml Loan 9-1970
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 2 June 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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