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Willow Pattern Plate: C.741-2016

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Willow Pattern Plate

Maker(s)

Production: Copeland

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Description

White earthenware plate, transfer-printed underglaze in blue with the 'Willow Pattern'.

White earthenware , moulded, transfer-printed in blue under lead-glaze. Circular with a slightly wavy edge, concave rim, deep curved sides and flat centre. The flat area is decorated with the traditional Willow Pattern with three figures on the bridge and a pair of birds flying overhead. The sides have a border comprising four wide V-shapes containing a rectangular motif with inset corners, alternating with panels of ribbon diaper pattern. The rim has a wide dense border of of panels, scrolls, circular and rectangular motifs with a small trellis diaper background, and a pseudo-beaded edging.

Notes

History note: Purchased by the donor in an antique shop in Ely

Legal notes

Given by Professor T. V. Buttrey

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 24.7 cm
Height: 3 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Stoke-on-Trent ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2016-07-11) by Buttrey, T. V., Prof.

Dating

Early 20th century
Production date: circa AD 1910

School or Style

Chinoiserie

Components of the work

Decoration composed of ceramic printing colour ( blue from cobalt)

Materials used in production

probably lead Lead-glaze
white Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Flat-pressing : White earthenware, transfer-printed underglaze in blue, and lead-glazed
Glazing

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: COPELAND
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Factory mark
  • Text: 12
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Number

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.741-2016
Primary reference Number: 209479
Entry form number: 1315
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 27 October 2016 Updated: Wednesday 15 March 2017 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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