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Bowl: C.73-2010

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New Hall Porcelain Factory (Factory)


Bone china painted in enamels with a shell, seaweed and flowers. Pattern no. 1045

Bone china, thrown, glazed, and painted in blue, yellowish-green, yellow, pale orange, dark puce, iron-red, and a little black enamel. Circular with deep curved sides, standing on a projecting foot. The bowl is decorated inside with three dark puce leaves on a stem, and round the top with a border of pairs of red circles enclosing a stroke linked by short yellowish-green lines with two red dots above and below. The rim is encircled by an pale orange band. On the outside there are two motifs comprising a large yellow shell surrounded by a blue and red stylized flowers, two with black centres, and yellowish-green seaweed. Between them, on each side, there is a red stem with four green dots above and below, flanked by a tiny red sprig. Pattern no. 1045


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

Dr Milo Keynes Bequest, 2009

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 12.9 cm
Height: 6.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Shelton ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


Early 19th Century
George III
Circa 1815 - 1820

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel ( blue, yellowish-green, yellow, puce, red, and black)

Materials used in production

Glaze Bone china

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Bone china, thrown, glazed, and painted overglaze in blue, yellowish-green, yellow, puce, red, and black enamels

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 1045
  • Location: On base next to footring
  • Method of creation: Painted in black enamel
  • Type: Pattern number

Inscription present: circular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: I.G.2
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black ink
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.73-2010
Primary reference Number: 177454
Entry form number: 1027
Old object number: I.G.2
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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