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Saucer: C.78-2010

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Factory: New Hall Porcelain Factory

Entities

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Description

Hybrid hard-paste porcelain, bat-printed onglaze in black with a girl standing in a landscape; gilded rim

Hybrid hard-paste porcelain, bat-printed onglaze in black and gilded. Circular with deep curved sides, standing on a footring. Decorated with a central vignette of a young woman standing holding a basket in her right hand, flanked by a treestump and plants, and a small tree and shrubs. In the background there is a distant cottage and a hill. The rim is encircled by a broad gold band with a narrow band immediately below it.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

Dr Milo Keynes Bequest, 2009

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 13.1 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
Production date: circa AD 1815

Note

The design in the middle resembles one found on pattern 511 which has an elaborate gold border.

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of ceramic printing colour ( black) gold

Materials used in production

presumed lead-glaze Glaze
Hybrid hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Press-moulding : Hybrid hard-paste porcelain bat-printed in black and gilded
Glazing

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: circular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: I.D.8
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black ink
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.78-2010
Primary reference Number: 177460
Entry form number: 1027
Old object number: I.D.8
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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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