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Tea bowl and saucer: C.50 & A-2010

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Factory: New Hall Porcelain Factory

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Description

Hybrid hard-paste porcelain, painted underglaze in blue and overglaze in gold with zig-zag ribbon and gold stars. Pattern no. 154

Hybrid hard-paste porcelain, moulded, painted underglaze in blue, and overglaze in gold. The circular tea bowl is moulded with deep, curved and reeded sides (28) and slightly scalloped rim, standing on a footring. The saucer has a gently scalloped edge, curved sides, slightly fluted on the interior, and stands on a footring. The inside of the bowl is decorated with a central gold floral spray, and round the top with a border of pairs of blue slanting ribbons forming a zigzag with gold stars in the spaces, and a horizontal gold band above and below. Another gold band encircles the rim. On the exterior below the rim, there is a gold continuous stem of narrow leaves with gold spots above and below, and another gold band round the footring. The saucer is decorated to match, and in addition has a circular wreath, like that on the exterior of the bowl, around the central floral spray. Pattern no. 154.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

Dr Milo Keynes Bequest, 2009

Place(s) associated

  • Shelton ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 18th century
George III
Circa 1790 - 1795

Components of the work

Decoration composed of cobalt ( undergaze) gold
Saucer Diameter 13.5 cm Height 3.2 cm
Cup Diameter 8.5 cm Height 4.5 cm

Materials used in production

presumed lead-glaze Glaze
Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: Pat 154./c 1800/E?s10306 £98
  • Location: On base of tea bowl
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black ink or biro
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: circular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: I.D.5
  • Location: On base of both pieces
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black ink
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.50 & A-2010
Primary reference Number: 177382
Entry form number: 1027
Old object number: I.D.5
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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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