Skip to main content

Slop bowl: C.10A-1972

An image of Slop bowl

Terms of use

These images are provided for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-ND). To license a high resolution version, please contact our image library who will discuss fees, terms and waivers.

Download this image

Creative commons explained - what it means, how you can use our's and other people's content.

Alternative views

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)

Maker(s)

Factory: Meissen Porcelain Factory

Entities

Categories

Description

Hard-paste porcelain, thrown, glazed, and decorated with painting in polychrome enamels, purple lustre and gilding. The bowl is circular with deep sides and everted rim, and stands on a high footring. On each side there is a panel framed by gold scrollwork with small areas of purple lustre, and painting in iron-red and purple enamel. Within each panel there is a Chinoiserie subject painted in colours: one is occupied by four men taking tea beside a palm tree; the other by a man seated beneath a canopy accompanied by an attendant, and by two children, and a palm tree. Between the panels there are 'Indian' flowers. There are gold bands round the foot and rim. In the middle of the inside there is a similar panel occupied by a man taking tea. A border of elaborate gold scrollwork encircles the rim.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Sir Richard Jessel

Legal notes

Given by Sir Richard Jessel

Measurements and weight

Height: 8.1 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Meissen ⪼ Saxony ⪼ Germany

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1972-01-20) by Jessel, Richard, Sir

Dating

18th Century, second quarter#
Circa 1725 CE - 1730 CE

Note

The Chinoisere decoration is in the sthle of J.G. Höroldt.

School or Style

Chinoiserie

Components of the work

Decoration composed of lustre ( purple) enamels gold
Rim Diameter 17.9 cm

Materials used in production

Glaze
Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Hard-paste porcelain, thrown, glazed, and decorated with painting in polychrome enamels, purple lustre, and gilding
Glazing

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 35.
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Painted in gold
  • Type: Mark

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.10A-1972
Primary reference Number: 140098
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 12 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Slop bowl" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/140098 Accessed: 2024-06-23 16:43:22

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/140098 |title=Slop bowl |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-06-23 16:43:22|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/api/v1/objects/object-140098

Bootstrap HTML code for reuse

To use this as a simple code embed, copy this string:

<div class="text-center">
    <figure class="figure">
        <img src="https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/imagestore/aa/aa30/C_10A_1972_11_201408_jas244_mas.jpg"
        alt="Slop bowl"
        class="img-fluid" />
        <figcaption class="figure-caption text-info">Slop bowl</figcaption>
    </figure>
</div>
    

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...