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Tea bowl and saucer: C.105 & A-2010

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Factory: New Hall Porcelain Factory




Hybrid hard-paste porcelain painted in enamels with blue fan- or trumpet-shaped flowers and rose sprays. Pattern 660.

Hybrid hard-paste porcelain, glazed and painted overglaze in blue, two shades of green, pink, dark puce, and iron-red enamels. The tea bowl has deep curved sides and stands on a footring. The saucer (A) has shallow curved sides and a footring. The bowl is decorated inside with an iron-red floral spray, and at the top of the sides with a border of blue fan- or trumpet-shaped flowers linked to roses and sprays of leaves. An iron- red band runs round the inside of the rim. The exterior is decorated with six different small floral sprays, one of which is a rose. The saucer is decorated with a central dull red pink rose spray surrounded by six different smaller floral sprays, and with a similar border and line round the rim. Pattern 660


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

Dr Milo Keynes Bequest, 2009

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 1800 - 1805


This pattern was produced with iron-red instead of blue fan- or trumpet-shaped flowers, as pattern 748, see C.106-2010

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel ( blue, green, dark puce, and iron-red)
Saucer Diameter 13 cm Diameter 5 1/16 in Height 3.3 cm Height 1¼ in
Tea Bowl Diameter 8.4 cm Diameter 3 5/16 in Height 5 cm Height 1 15/16 in

Materials used in production

presumed lead-glaze Glaze
Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing : Hybrid hard paste porcelain, glazed, and painted overglaze in blue green, dark puce, and iron-red enamels

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: circular white paper stick-on label

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

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.105 & A-2010
Primary reference Number: 177527
Entry form number: 1297
Old object number: I.F.2
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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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