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Tureen: EC.33-1945

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Object information

Maker(s)

Cozzi Porcelain Factory (Factory)

Description

Hard-paste porcelain tureen, painted in blue, green, yellow and red enamels with chinoiserie landscapes. The oval tureen has two complicated, asymmetrical scroll handles, and a pierced and moulded base. The cover is missing.

Notes

History note: Viscountess Harcourt; H.E. Backer, 1 Elm Tree Road, St John’s Wood, NW8 from whom purchased for £12 by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Legal notes

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Height: 13.4 cm
Length: 28.9 cm
Width: 18.9 cm

Relative size of this object

28.9 cm13.4 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Venice ⪼ Veneto ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1945-09-06) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Dating

3rd quarter 18th Century
Production date: circa AD 1770

Note

The tureen would originally have had a cover

School or Style

Chinoiserie Rococo

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel ( blue, green, yellow, red)

Materials used in production

Glaze Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Moulding Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: an anchor
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Painted in red enamel
  • Type: Factory mark

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: EC.33-1945
Primary reference Number: 140428
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 3 April 2018 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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