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Dish: JL.237-1986

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Maker(s)

Unknown (Maker)

Description

The dish is made from porcelain, moulded and painted underglaze in blue, with polychrome enamels and gilt. Is it dodecanal, with curved sides, standing on a footring. In the middle there are two narrow blue concentric circles, into which project leaves and flowers springing from opposing sides of the dish. Below the rim there is a narrow border of alternatively blue and white panels, each decorated with two flowers on a steam of paired leaves in gold on the blue panels and green, iron red and gold on the white.
The back has two blue concentric circles inside the footring. The sides are decorated with four blue quatrefoils containing a plant, linked by flowering sprays. Round the footring there is a row of O X O repeated and a scroll border in red between concentric blue circles. There are three spur marks in the middle.

Legal notes

Lent by Mr and Mrs Roger Jenyns

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 27.3 cm
Height: 4.6 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Loan (1986) by Jenyns, Roger, Mr and Mrs

Dating

18th century
Production date: circa AD 1700

School or Style

Imari

Materials used in production

blue Underglaze colour Gilt Enamel Porcelain

Techniques used in production

Moulded Underglaze ground laying Gilt Enamelling

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Identification numbers

Accession number: JL.237-1986
Primary reference Number: 140503
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 25 September 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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