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Lozenge-shaped dish: C.9.13-2013

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

lozenge-shaped dish

Maker(s)

Factory: Spode

Entities

Categories

Description

Bone china decorated with floral reliefs reserved in a pale blue ground, painting in polychrome enamels, and gilding

Bone china, decorated with moulded reliefs reserved in a pale blue ground, painting in shades of green, pink, red, purple, brown, and white enamels, and gilding. Lozenge-shaped with shallow sloping sides and a flat base.The flat area inside is decorated with a stem of Anemone and a spray of Jessamine edged by lozenge-shaped gold line. The sides have a raised white floral sprays reserved in a pale blue ground alternating with four polychrome enamel sprays on the angles: a rose, a purple and white crocus, an orange flower and a purple spire. A broad gold line runs round the edge. The base is painted in purple with ‘Anemone & Jessamine/Spode,2004’.

Notes

History note: Ronald S. Copeland (1918-2002); William Copeland (b. 1966); 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 491

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 2.2 cm
Length: 25.5 cm
Width: 16 cm

Relative size of this object

25.5 cm2.2 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Stoke-on-Trent ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

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

Note

This pattern was introduced in 1813 or 1814 and remained popular for many years. The Trelissick service was dated to c. 1825 when sold by Bonham's in 2013.

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

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

Materials used in production

Glaze
Bone china

Techniques used in production

Press-moulding
Glazing

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Spode/2004
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Painted in purple enamel
  • Type: Factory mark
  • Text: Anemone & Jessamine
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Painted in purple enamel
  • Type: Inscription

Inscription present: circular white paper stick-on label

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

Inscription present: circular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: UK/56
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black ink
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: square white paper stick-on label

  • Text: Exhibited/Gladstone/Stoke-o-T/1986
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in blue biro
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: square white paper stick-on label

  • Text: L 221/4
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black biro
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.9.13-2013
Primary reference Number: 197535
Old object number: S 81 ?
Old object number: L221/4
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 10 December 2013 Updated: Monday 27 September 2021 Last processed: Monday 27 September 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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