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Tea bowl: C.99-2010

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Factory: New Hall Porcelain Factory




Hybrid hard-paste porcelain painted in enamels with a floral design with blue husk border and red stippling inside. Pattern no. 208.

Hybrid hard-paste porcelain, glazed, and painted in blue, green, red, puce, and black enamels. The teabowl has deep curved sides and stands on a footring. The interior is decorated with a central red flower and two leaves, and below the rim has a border of a red dotted line undulating over a horizontal row of blue arrowheads. A narrow black band encircles the rim. On the exterior there is one large bunch of roses and other flowers, and five different floral sprigs. Pattern no. 208.


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

Dr Milo Keynes Bequest, 2009

Measurements and weight

Height: 5 cm
Height: 2 in

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 1790 - 1800

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel ( blue, green, red, puce, and black)
Rim Diameter 8.2 cm Diameter 3¼ in

Materials used in production

presumed lead-glaze Glaze
Hybrid hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

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

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: circular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: I.G.3
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black ink
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.99-2010
Primary reference Number: 177513
Entry form number: 1297
Old object number: I.G.3
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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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