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Lozenge-shaped dish from a dessert service: C.9.12-2013

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Lozenge-shaped dish from a dessert service

Maker(s)

Factory: Spode

Entities

Categories

Description

Bone china, decorated with moulded reliefs reserved in a pale blue ground, painting in blue, shades of green, yellow, shades of pink, red, purple, and brown enamels, and gilding. Lozenge-shaped with shallow sloping sides, and flat base. The flat area inside is decorated with a stem bearing a pink rose and a bud, and a stem of blue bird eye surrounded by a lozenge-shaped gold line. The sides have a raised white floral sprays reserved in a pale blue ground alternating with four polychrome enamel sprays: one yellow flower, two orange flowers and one purple. A thick gold band runs round the edge. The base is inscribed in purple ‘Rose & Bird eye./Spode,2004’.

Notes

History note: Ronald Spencer Copeland (1918-2002); William Copeland (b. 1966); sold Bonham’s 23-24 July, 2013, The Contents of Trelissick House including the Copeland China China Collection, Feock, nr Truro, Cornwall, day 2, part of lot 491

Legal notes

Purchased with the Applied Arts Duplicates Fund and the L.D. Cunliffe Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 2.2 cm
Length: 25.6 cm
Width: 16.2 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Stoke-on-Trent ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

19th Century, Early#
George IV
Circa 1820 CE - 1825 CE

Note

This botanical pattern, no. 2004, was introduced by the Spode factory in 1813 or 1814 and remained popular for many years. This dish belongs to a dessert service, accompanied by matching breakfast, tea and coffee wares formerly in the Copeland collection at Trellissick Mansion, Cornwall. When sold by Bonham's in 2013, the service was dated to c. 1825.

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel ( blue, shades of green, yellow, shades of pink, red, purple, and brown) ground colour ( pale blue) gold

Materials used in production

Glaze
Bone china

Techniques used in production

Press-moulding : Bone china, press-moulded, glazed, and decorated with pale blue ground colour, painting in polychrome enamels, and gilding
Glazing

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Spode 2004
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Painted in purple enamel
  • Type: Factory mark
  • Text: Rose & Bird eye.
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Painted in purple enamel
  • Type: Inscription

Inscription present: circular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: RSC in monogram over SPODE printed in black, S81 hand-written in red
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Printed in black and hand-written in red ink
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: circular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: S/81/M
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in blue biro
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.9.12-2013
Primary reference Number: 197518
Old object number: S 81M
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 3 December 2013 Updated: Friday 15 December 2023 Last processed: Friday 15 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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