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Dish: C.150-1932

Object information

Maker(s)

Bristol Porcelain Manufactory (Factory)

Description

Hard-paste porcelain dish, painted with flowers and festoons in polychrome enamels, and gilt.

Hard-paste porcelain dish, painted in polychrome enamels, and gilt. The quatrelobed oval dish stands on a wedge-shaped footring, with a further low serpentine support in the centre of the base. It is painted with a continuous wavy festoon of flowers looped over a border of criss-crossed pink and blue ribbons interspersed with gilt florettes, the centre with a spray of a rose, auriculas and other flowers, and the rim with a gilt dentil border.

Notes

History note: From the Glaisher Collection (?)

Legal notes

Given by Mrs W.D. Dickson

Measurements and weight

Height: 3 cm
Height: 1 3/8 in
Width: 20.5 cm
Width: 8 1/8 in

Place(s) associated

  • Bristol ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1932-10-14) by Dickson, W. D. (Frances Louisa), Mrs

Dating

Third quarter of 18th century
George III
Circa 1775 CE - 1777 CE

Note

The decoration, particularly the border, is inspired by Sèvres porcelain of the 1760s.

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( polychrome) gold

Materials used in production

Glaze Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) : Hard-paste porcelain, moulded and decorated overglaze with flowers and festoons in polychrome enamels and gilt

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: a cross

  • Text: +
  • Location: Base
  • Method of creation: Painted in blue enamel
  • Type: Mark

Inscription present: script

  • Text: b
  • Location: Base
  • Method of creation: Painted in gold
  • Type: Mark
  • Text: FROM DR GLAISHER
  • Location: Base
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.150-1932
Primary reference Number: 131162
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 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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