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Saucer: C.16A-1915

Object information


Wedgwood (Factory)


White earthenware with very pale blue glaze (pearlware), transfer-printed in ochre-yellow, painted underglaze in blue, overglaze in red enamel, and gold. Circular with deep curved sides, and flat centre, very slightly recessed underneath. Decorated en suite with a central floral arrangement and three sprays on the sides.

Legal notes

Given by Miss Emily Beales

Place(s) associated

  • Etruria ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1915-06-26) by Beales, Emily, Miss


Second quarter of 19th century
William IV
Production date: circa AD 1830

School or Style

Imari style

Materials used in production

Enamels White earthenware Lead-glaze Cobalt-blue

Techniques used in production

Painting overglaze Painting underglaze Transfer printing

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.16A-1915
Primary reference Number: 206999
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Audit data

Created: Friday 20 November 2015 Updated: Thursday 30 June 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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