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Chocolate pot: C.61 & A-1950

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Object information

Current Location: Black Atlantic: People, Power, Resistance

Maker(s)

Factory: Nymphenburg Porcelain Factory

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Description

Hard-paste porcelain painted in polychrome enamels and gilded. Decorated on one side with buildings, trees and figures in landscape, the other side with sprays of flowers. Gilt scrolls on the handle, the lid with sprays of flowers. The knob is in the form of fruit leaves, applied.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Mrs W.D. (Frances Louisa) Dickson, Bournemouth

Legal notes

Given by Frances Louisa Dickson, Honorary Keeper of Ceramics (1929-62), 1950

Measurements and weight

Height: 17.3 cm
Width: 15.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Nymphenburg ⪼ Bavaria ⪼ Germany

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th Century, third quarter
Elector Max III Joseph
Production date: circa AD 1765

School or Style

Rococo

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel gold

Materials used in production

Glaze
Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: shield bearing the arms of Bavaria
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Factory mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.61 & A-1950
Primary reference Number: 140333
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 9 October 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 7 November 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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