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Tea bowl: C.8-2010

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Maker(s)

New Hall Porcelain Factory (Factory)

Description

Hybrid hard-paste porcelain transfer-printed and painted underglaze in blue with 'Emerging Boat' or 'Triple Willow' pattern, and banded in pale brown

Hybrid hard-paste porcelain, transfer-printed and painted underglaze in blue, and banded in pale brown. Circular with deep curved sides, standing on a footring. Decorated on the outside with a Chinese landscape known as 'Emerging Boat' or 'Triple Willow' pattern which shows a boat emerging from behind an island on which is a house, a bridge, and a willow tree, and with a pale brown band on the rim. Inside there is a plant spray, and below the rim, a border of honeycomb and scale patterns, flowers, half-flowers, and scrolls.

Notes

History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Dr Milo Keynes Bequst, 2009

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 8.3 cm
Height: 4.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Shelton ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2009) by Keynes, W. M., Dr.

Dating

Late 18th century
George III
Circa 1790 CE - 1795 CE

School or Style

Chinese

Components of the work

Decoration composed of cobalt-blue ( ceramic printing pigment) Band composed of enamel ( pale brown)

Materials used in production

presumed lead-glaze Glaze Hybrid hard-paste porcelain

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: circular white paper stick on label

  • Text: I.K.5
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in turquoise ink
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.8-2010
Primary reference Number: 176663
Old object number: I.K.5
Entry form number: 1027
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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