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Bowl: C.96-2010

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Factory: New Hall Porcelain Factory




Hybrid hard-paste porcelain painted in enamels with floral sprays and iron-red looped threads. Pattern 195, known as the ‘knitting wool’ pattern

Hybrid hard-paste porcelain, thrown and turned, glazed, and painted overglaze in blue, green, red, puce, purple and black enamels. Circular with deep curved sides, standing on a high footring. The inside is decorated with a black sprig (now mostly missing), and round the upper edge with four swags formed by a red wavy and looped line with a half-flower within it on the edge, alternating with four swags formed by two puce half serrated leaves and two floral sprays. A red line runs round the rim. On the outside there is one large floral spray, three different smaller ones, and four leaves between them. Pattern 195.


History note: Unknown before testatro

Legal notes

Dr Milo Keynes Bequest, 2009

Measurements and weight

Height: 7.1 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Shelton ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th Century, Late
George III
Circa 1795 - 1800


This is probably a slop bowl for tea.

Components of the work

Decoraton composed of enamel ( blue, green, red, puce, purplek, and black)
Rim Diameter 14.9 cm
Foot Diameter 8.3 cm

Materials used in production

presumed lead-glaze Glaze
Hybrid hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Hybrid hard-paste porcelain, thrown and turned, glazed, and painted overglaze in blue, green, red, puce, purple, and black enamels

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: script N

  • Text: N195
  • Location: On base near footring
  • Method of creation: Painted in red enamel
  • Type: Pattern number

Inscription present: circular white paper stick-on label

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

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.96-2010
Primary reference Number: 177507
Entry form number: 1297
Old object number: I.E.4
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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