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Miniature mustard pot: C.12-2008

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Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




Hard-paste porcelain, moulded in shallow relief tiered petals with ridged foot, slightly tapering neck and wide looping side handle. Decorated with flower sprays in red, green, aubergine enamels with gold. Flower sprays in each petal shape outlined in gold, with borders of lappets and diaper on foot.


History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by Prof. David McMullen

Measurements and weight

Height: 6.1 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2008-06-09) by McMullen, David


Circa 1670 - 1690

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel

Materials used in production

clear Glaze
hard-paste Porcelain

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Hard-paste porcelain, moulded in shallow relief tiered petals, decorated with flower sprays in red, green, aubergine enamels with gold.
Glazing (coating)

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.12-2008
Primary reference Number: 163296
Entry form number: 988
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Created: Monday 2 February 2015 Updated: Monday 2 February 2015 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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