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Dish: C.170B-1918

Object information


Meissen Porcelain Factory (Production)


One of two leaf shaped porcelain dishes. Decorated in the Japanese style, with 'red squirrel' pattern.


History note: Ralph Griffin collection

Legal notes

Given by Ralph Griffin

Measurements and weight

Height: 4.4 cm
Length: 32.4 cm

Relative size of this object

32.4 cm4.4 cm What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Place(s) associated

  • Meissen ⪼ Germany

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1918) by Griffin, Ralph

Materials used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: crossed sword
  • Method of creation: In blue
  • Type: Factory mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.170B-1918
Primary reference Number: 140143
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 12 October 2016 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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