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Sugar bowl: C.121 & A-2010

Object information

Maker(s)

Wedgwood (Factory)

Description

Bone china, oval, painted in green, red, maroon, and black enamels, and gilt. Pattern number 619

Bone china, painted in green, red, maroon, and black enamels, and gilt. The oval basin has curved sides, and two loop handles rising above the sides. The cover rests on a ledge inside the rim. It has a shallow domed top and an oval flower-shaped knob. The sides are each decorated with three slanting sprays of red flowers with maroon stems and narrow wavy leaves, and with green leaves growing straight downwards from the rim between them. The cover is decorated to match. There are gold bands below and above the pattern, and round the rim, the edges of the handles and the edges and petals of the knob. The handles also have a narrow serrated palm leaf down their back.

Place(s) associated

  • Etruria ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Dating

Early 19th Century
George III
Circa 1815 CE - 1820 CE

Note

Wedgwood made bone china between 1812 and 1831 and then ceased production until 1878. Bone china of this first period is rare and was limited to tea and dessert ware. Pattern, number 619 was described as ‘Green Leaves shaded in black, red flowers, red brown leaves to them, lines gold’.

Components of the work

Bowl Height 10.5 cm Height 4½ in Width 17.3 cm Width 6 13/16 in

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: WEDGWOOD
  • Location: On base of bowl
  • Method of creation: Printed in red enamel
  • Type: Factory mark
  • Text: 619
  • Location: On base of bowl
  • Method of creation: Painted in red enamel
  • Type: Pattern number
  • Text: WEDGWOOD/619
  • Location: Inside cover
  • Method of creation: Painted in red enamel
  • Type: Factory mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.121 & A-2010
Primary reference Number: 177307
Entry form number: 1038
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 19 September 2012 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Sugar bowl" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/177307 Accessed: 2022-06-25 12:49:44

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