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Saucer: C.67B-1933

Object information

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Maker(s)

Factory: Chelsea Porcelain Manufactory

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Description

Soft-paste porcelain saucer, painted in enamels with a Japanese pattern

Soft-paste porcelain saucer, painted in red, yellow, green and black enamels. Both pieces are octagonal, with rounded sides, on low, ground foot-rings. They are painted after a Japanese Kakiemon original with the 'Lady in a Pavillon' pattern.

Legal notes

Bequeathe by the Rev. A.V. Valentine-Richards

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 10.7 cm
Diameter: 4 1/4 in
Height: 2.6 cm
Height: 1 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1933-04-05) by Valentine-Richards, A. V., The Rev

Dating

Mid 18th Century
George II
Circa 1750 - 1752

Note

The pattern is also found in Bow porcelain.

School or Style

Kakiemon

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( red, yellow, green and black)

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze
Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) : Soft-paste porcelain, moulded and painted with a Japanese original pattern in polychrome onglaze enamels

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: an anchor
  • Location: Base
  • Method of creation: In relief on a raised pad
  • Type: Factory mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.67B-1933
Primary reference Number: 131180
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 29 September 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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