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Tureen: C.16 & A & B & C-1975

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)


Factory: Bow Porcelain Manufactory




Soft-paste porcelain tureen and cover, with stand and ladle, decorated in underglaze blue with Chinoiserie.

Legal notes

Given by Viscount Chandos

Place(s) associated

  • Stratford-le-Bow ⪼ Essex ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1975-03-24) by Chandos, Viscount


18th Century, second half#
George III
Circa 1762 - 1770

Components of the work

Decoration composed of cobalt-blue
Tureen Diameter 15.5 cm Height 6.5 cm
Stand Diameter 20 cm Height 3.5 cm
Cover Height 6 cm Length 13 cm
Ladle Length 17 cm

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze
Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.16 & A & B & C-1975
Primary reference Number: 137224
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 29 January 2019 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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