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Bowl: C.47-2010

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Factory: New Hall Porcelain Factory




Bone china painted underglaze in blue, overglaze in enamels, and gilded. Pattern no. 1641

Bone china, painted underglaze in blue, overglaze in green, yellow, iron-red, pale and darker puce, and gilded. Circular with sloping sides, which curve inwards above the projecting footring. The interior is decorated with a central blue flowerhead within a gold circle surrounded by four shaped panels, each containing iron red and blue flowers, green leaves and gold tendrils. In each of the spaces between the panels and the border there is a large puce and yellow flower and gold foliage reserved in a dark blue ground. Round the rim there is a continuous gold stem with pairs of leave on each side, with a gold band below and on the rim above. On the ouside there is a continuous band of red and blue stylized trefoil leaves on a gold stem with paired lshoots between each, and round the foot, a gold band.


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

Dr Milo Keynes Bequest, 2009

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 16.4 cm
Height: 8.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Shelton ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


Early 19th Century
George IV
Circa 1820 - 1825


The form of the bowl matches the London shape of cup.

School or Style

Imari style

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel ( green, iron-red, pale and darker puce) cobalt ( underglaze) gold
Foot Diameter 9 cm

Materials used in production

clear Glaze
Bone china

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Bone china, probably thrown, painted underglaze in blue, overglaze in green, yellow, iron-red, pale and darker puce, and gilded

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 1641
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Painted in dull puce
  • Type: Pattern number

Inscription present: circular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: IV.A.16
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: rectangular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: New Hall M/c1810/NF21.2.£165
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black ink
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.47-2010
Primary reference Number: 177378
Entry form number: 1027
Old object number: IV.A.16
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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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