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Plate: C.30-2010

Object information

Maker(s)

New Hall Porcelain Factory (Factory)

Description

Hybrid hard-paste porcelain transfer-printed and painted in enamels with a Chinese scene known as 'the Window' or the Boy at the Window'. Pattern 425

Hybrid hard-paste porcelain, press-moulded, transfer-printed onglaze in black, and painted in greyish-blue, two shades of green, pink, dark puce, apricot, red, and black enamels. Circular with sloping sides, and slightly convex centre, standing on a footring. The central area is decorated with a Chinese figure scene known as 'the Window' or the Boy at the Window'. Pattern 425. On the left, a young woman stands beside a grey table, watched by two boys, and a young man leans out of the window of a house on the right. In the background there is a red fence and a pink and puce landscape. The border comprises oval scroll-edged reserves containing vague landscapes in red and apricot, and smaller round reserves containing a plant with a pink flower, separated by areas of two different pink and dark puce diaper patterns. Round the rim there is a dotted red line between two narrow black lines.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

Dr Milo Keynes Bequest, 2009

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 20.5 cm
Diameter: 8⅛ in
Height: 3.5 cm
Height: 1⅜ in

Place(s) associated

  • Shelton ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 18th or early 19th century
George III
Circa 1795 - 1810

School or Style

Chinese

Components of the work

Decoration composed of ceramic printing colour ( black) enamel ( greyish-blue, green, pink, dark puce, apricot, red, and black)

Materials used in production

presumed lead-glaze Lead-glaze Hybrid hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Press-moulding : Hybrid hard-paste porcelain, press-moulded, transfer-printed overglaze in black, and painted in greyish-blue, two-shades of green, pink, dark puce, dark apricot, red, and black enamels
Lead-glazing

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 425 with a 6 or b below
  • Location: On base beside footring
  • Method of creation: Painted in black
  • Type: Pattern number

Inscription present: circular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: IV.B.1
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in blue
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.30-2010
Primary reference Number: 176730
Entry form number: 1027
Old object number: IV.B.1
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 18 March 2015 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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