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Cup: C.92 & A-1950

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Factory: Chelsea Porcelain Manufactory

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Description

Soft-paste porcelain cup and saucer, decorated, both inside and outside the cup, with flowers on a yellow ground, in polychrome onglaze enamels and gilt.

Legal notes

Given by Francis L. Dickson

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1950-09) by Dickson, W. D. (Frances Louisa), Mrs

Dating

18th Century, third quarter#
George III
Gold anchor period (1759-69)
Circa 1760 - 1765

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( polychrome) gold
Saucer Diameter 5 1/4 in Height 1 in
Cup Height 1 7/8 in Length 3 5/8 in

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze
Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) : Soft-paste porcelain, decorated, both inside and outside the cup, with flowers on a yellow ground, in polychrome onglaze enamels and gilt

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: an anchor
  • Method of creation: Gilt
  • Type: Factory mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.92 & A-1950
Primary reference Number: 131411
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 14 October 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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