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Plate from a Dessert Service: C.9.17-2013

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Plate from a Dessert Service

Maker(s)

Factory: Spode

Entities

Categories

Description

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

Bone china, press-moulded with reliefs reserved in a pale blue ground, painting in blue, green, yellowish-green, pink, dark pink, red, pale and dark purple,and pale brown enamels, and gilding. Circular with an alternately long and short arcs round the edge, slightly concave rim, and shallow curved well, standing on a footring. In the centre there is a stem with a red flower and a stem of forget-me-knot. The rim has three raised white floral sprays reserved in a pale blue ground alternating with three polychrome enamel sprays: a rose, a purple crocus and a red and white poppy. A narrow gold band runs round the inner edge and a broader gold band runs round the outer edge. The base is painted in red enamel ‘SPODE/2004’.

Notes

History note: Ronald Spencer Copeland (1918-2002); by descent to William Copeland (b. 1966); sold Bonham’s 23-24 July, 2013, The Contents of Trelissick House including the Copeland China China Collection, Feock, near 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

Diameter: 21.8 cm
Height: 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 design 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 ( blue, green, yellowish-green, pink, dark pink, red, pale and dark purple and brown) ground colour ( pale blue) gold

Materials used in production

Glaze
Bone china

Techniques used in production

Pressing : Bone china, press-moulded 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 red enamel
  • Type: Factory mark

Inscription present: circular white paper stick-on label

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

Inscription present: circular white paper label

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

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.9.17-2013
Primary reference Number: 197552
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 17 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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