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Plate: C.2-1979

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)


Factory: Derby Porcelain Manufactory




Porcelain plate, decorated with flowers in polychrome enamels and gilt.

Porcelain plate, of circular shape, painted in shades of green, yellow, pink, orange-red, purple, and blue enamels, and gilt. Over the rim and well are three groups of tulips, pansies, rose, and other flowers. Serrated gold border.

Legal notes

Given by Lady (Margaret) Lintott

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 25.1 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Derby ⪼ Derbyshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1979-04-30) by Lintott, (Margaret) Lady


Beginning of 19th Century
George III
Production date: circa AD 1815

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( shades of green, yellow, pink, orange-red, purple, and blue) gold

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) : Porcelain plate, decorated with flowers in polychrome enamels and gilt

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: crossed batons and three dots per side, with crown above and 'D' below
  • Location: Base
  • Method of creation: Painted in red enamel
  • Type: Mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2-1979
Primary reference Number: 137208
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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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