Factory: New Hall Porcelain Factory
Bone china, painted iunderglaze in blue, overglaze in polychrome enamels and gilded with two exotic birds in an Oriental garden. Pattern no. 1681.
Bone china, press-moulded, and painted underglaze in blue, overglaze in blue, green, turquoise-green, apricot-pink, pale puce pink, and iron-red enamels, and gilded. Circular with deep sloping sides, resting on a footring. The front is painted with two exotic birds in an Oriental garden. Pattern no. 1681. The ground, a fence, and a tree with circular flowers, and the outlines of two birds, one by the tree and one in the air on the left are painted underglaze in blue. The rest of the design is painted in enamels and gold. To the left of the fence there is a plant with two red and green flowers. On the right there is a low apricot-pink table on which is a blue vase containing a plant with small red flowers and two gold fern fronds. The bird by the tree has a pale puce breast and two red tail feathers. The one in the air has a yellow throat, a pale puce body, and two red tail feathers. Round the rim there is an underglaze blue band overlaid by gold slanting leaves and buds between two gold circles.
History note: Unknown before testator
Dr Milo Keynes Bequest, 2009
Diameter: 20.5 cm
Height: 3.5 cm
Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2009) by Keynes, W. M., Dr.
Inscription present: rectangular off-white paper stick-on label
Inscription present: circular white paper stick-on-label
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