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Box: C.5 & A-1992

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)

Maker(s)

Factory: Chelsea-Derby Porcelain Factory

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Description

Soft-paste porcelain rose-shaped box, moulded and painted in enamels

Soft-paste porcelain rose-shaped box, painted in lime-green and purplish-pink enamels. Box and cover moulded in the shape of a rose, the handle of the cover formed by a twig and leaves.

Notes

History note: Dr and Mrs Hugh Statham; Dr Statham died 1967; Mrs Statham died 1970; their daughter, Miss Beryl Statham by whom lent anonymously in 1988 (Statham Loan 5-1970). Bequeathed by Miss Statham, 1990, accepted by H.M. Government in lieu of Inheritance Tax and allocated to the Fitzwilliam Museum

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 8.0 cm
Height: 7.1 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Chelsea ⪼ Derbyshire ⪼ England
  • Derby ⪼ Derbyshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Allocated (1992-01-20) by H.M. Government

Dating

Mid 18th Century
George II
Red anchor period (1752-1756)
Circa 1752 CE - 1758 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( lime-green and purplish-pink)

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze
Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Soft-paste porcelain, moulded and decorated overglaze in polychrome enamels
Glazing (coating)

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.5 & A-1992
Primary reference Number: 131195
Old loan number: Statham Loan 5-1970
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 12 March 2020 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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