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Saucer: C.64-2010

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Object information

Maker(s)

New Hall Porcelain Factory (Factory)

Description

Hybrid hard-paste porcelain, painted in red enamel and gilded with foral sprigs and a border of leaves and berries. Possibly pattern no. 288.

Hybrid hard-paste porcelain, glazed, painted overglaze in red enamel and gilded. Circular with deep curved sides, standing on a footring. Decorated with a central red foxglove-like flower on a spray of gold leaves, surrounded by five different floral sprigs, and a border of gold leaves and red berries with a gold band below and on the rim. Possibly pattern no. 288.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

Dr Milo Keynes Bequest, 2009

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 13 cm
Diameter: 5 1/8 in
Height: 3.3 cm
Height: 1¼ in

Place(s) associated

  • Shelton ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 18th or early 19th century
George III
Production date: circa AD 1800

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel ( red) gold

Materials used in production

presumed lead-glaze Glaze Hybrid hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing : Hybrid hard-paste porcelain, glazed, painted overglaze in red enamel, and gilded

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: circular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: I.A.4
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black ink
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.64-2010
Primary reference Number: 177412
Entry form number: 1027
Old object number: A.1.4
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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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