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Coffee can: C.43-2017

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Factory: New Hall Porcelain Factory

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Description

Bone china, bat-printed and painted in pale brown and gilded. On one side there is a rural scene with a cow, and on the other, a landscape featuring two smoking kilns on a promontory or island in lake. Pattern 984.

Bone-china, bat-printed and painted in pale brown and gilded. Cylindrical with an oval ring handle, and recessed base. The exterior is decorated on the side nearest to the holder with on the left, a landscape which has rocks and a tree on the left, and further to the right, two smoking kilns on a promontory or island in a lake with a small sailing boat beside it. Overhead there is a large cloud. On the other side there is a landscape with low bushes in the background, a cottage beside a tree, a recumbent cow, and two standing cows in the foreground. There are gold bands round the lower edge, the rim, and inside the cup about 1 cm down from the top, and formal leaves down the back of the handle.

Notes

History note: Kenneth Henry Bolton; his widow, Hazel Elizabeth Bolton

Legal notes

Given by Hazel E. Bolton in memory of her late husband, Kenneth Henry Bolton

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 6.7 cm
Height: 6.2 cm
Width: 8.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • New Hall ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2017-11-20) by Bolton, Hazel Elizabeth, Mrs

Dating

19th Century, Early#
George III
Circa 1812 CE - 1820 CE

Note

Compared with the other pieces in Mrs Bolton's gift this cup is a much more creamy-white than greyish-white as they are, and that therefore it is probably bone china, manufactured at the New Hall factory from about 1812.

Components of the work

Decoration composed of ceramic printing colour ( pale brown) gold

Materials used in production

Bone china

Techniques used in production

Lead-glazing : Bone-china, bat-printed in pale brown, and gilded

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: circular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: 70
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in blue bioro
  • Type: Label
  • Text: NH/984
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in blue biro
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: circular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: BAT/PRINED [sic]
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in blue biro
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.43-2017
Primary reference Number: 222911
Entry Form number: 1338
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 28 November 2017 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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