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Plate: C.48-2010

Object information

Maker(s)

New Hall Porcelain Factory (Factory)

Description

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.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

Dr Milo Keynes Bequest, 2009

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 20.5 cm
Height: 3.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Shelton ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Early 19th Century
George III
George IV
Production date: circa AD 1820

School or Style

Oriental style

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel ( in blue, green, turquoise-green, apricot-pink, pale puce pink, and iron-red) cobalt gold

Materials used in production

Glaze Bone china

Techniques used in production

Press-moulding : 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
Glazing

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 1681
  • Location: On base near footring
  • Method of creation: Painted faintly in mauve enamel
  • Type: Pattern number

Inscription present: rectangular off-white paper stick-on label

  • Text: DUNCALFE printed in black/New Hall, /c. 1805/£48 in black biro
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Printed in black and hand-written in black biro
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: circular white paper stick-on-label

  • Text: IV.A.13
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.48-2010
Primary reference Number: 177379
Entry form number: 1027
Old object number: IV.A.13
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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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