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Bowl: C.55-2010

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


New Hall Porcelain Factory (Factory)


Hybrid hard-paste porcelain, painted with black and red enamel, and gilded: narrow border of zig-zag leaves with gold and puce berries. Pattern no. 280.

Hybrid hard-paste porcelain, thrown, glazed, and painted overglaze in puce and black enamel, and gilded. There are a few black speckles in the glaze in the interior. Circular with deep curved sides, standing on a footring. Decorated in gold in the centre with a stylized flowerhead with dotted extensions creating a star, and round the top of the sides with a narrow border formed by a continuous black wavy stem with small trefoil leaves, gold trefoil leaves, and puce berries. A gold band encircles the rim, and there is one on the exterior below the rim, and another at the top of the footring.


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

Dr Milo Keynes Bequest, 2009

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 6 in
Height: 7.3 cm
Height: 2 15/16 in
Width: 15.3 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Shelton ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


Late 18th or early 19th century
George III
Circa 1797 - 1803

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel ( puce and black) gold

Materials used in production

presumed lead-glaze Glaze Hybrid hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Hybrid hard-paste porcelain, thrown, painted overglaze with black and red enamel, and gilded:

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 280
  • Location: On base next to foot ring
  • Method of creation: Painted in pale puce enamel
  • Type: Pattern number

Inscription present: circular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: I.N.I
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in turquoise ink
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.55-2010
Primary reference Number: 177404
Entry form number: 1027
Old object number: I.N.I
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

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

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