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Plate: C.16-2013

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Copeland (Factory)
Hassall, Tom (Painter)

Description

Bone china, decorated wth a pink border with reserved raised and gilded scrolls, and painted in polychrome enamels in the middle with a fish and water weeds

Bone china, pressed, and decorated with pink ground colour, painting in blue, shades of green, yellow, brown, purple and a little black, and gilt. The circular plate has a shaped edge, sloping rim, shallow curved sides, and flat centre, standing on a footring. The centre is decorated with a naturalistically-coloured fish swimming towards the left between groups of water weeds. The decorator’s signature ‘T. HASSALL’ is on the lower right side of the vignette.The edge of the well is defined by a gold band with raised beading and an inner border of pendant buds and spots. The rim is moulded in relief with three anthemion motifs linked by foliated scrolls outlined in gold reserved in a solid pink ground. The shaped edge is gilded.

Notes

History note: Ronald Spencer Copeland (1918-2002); by descent to William Copeland (b. 1966)

Legal notes

Purchased with the L.D. Cunliffe Fund

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 22 cm
Height: 2 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Stoke-on-Trent ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (2013-10-14)

Dating

Late 19th Century
Victoria I
Production date: AD 1900

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel ( blue, shades of green, yellow, brown, purple and a little black) ground colour ( pink) gold Border

Materials used in production

Glaze Bone china

Techniques used in production

Pressing : Bone china, pressed, and decorated with pink ground colour, painting in blue, shades of green, yellow, brown, purple and a little black, and gilt
Glazing

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: T. HASSALL
  • Location: On front
  • Method of creation: Painted in pale red enamel
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: COPELAND CHINA/ENGLAND
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Printed underglaze in green
  • Type: Factory mark
  • Text: Rd No 317815
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Printed in bluish-green
  • Type: Patent registration mark

Inscription present: rectangular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: Ex Vega Wilkinson/23 Jan 2002/Pink Plate Embossed border/Signed T Hassall/£70
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in blue biro
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: rectangular white paper stick on label

  • Text: At top, Bonhams’ at bottom COPELAND with between in black ink 1233, and sideways at left side, P465
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Printed in black and hand-written in black ink
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.16-2013
Primary reference Number: 197432
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 29 October 2013 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 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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