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Dish: MAR.C.32-1912

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Current Location: In storage


Factory: Worcester Porcelain Factory




Soft-paste porcelain dish, decorated onglaze in iron-red, yellow, green, blue, pink and brown enamels, with scattered flower sprigs.

Soft-paste porcelain dish, decorated onglaze in iron-red, yellow, green, blue, pink and brown enamels. The dish is oval, moulded in the form of a shallow open basket, with overlapping hoops on a basket-weave ground, pierced at the intersections; the two vinestock handles are moulded with overlapping vine-leaf and tendril terminals. The centre is painted with a large spray of coloured flowers and three smaller sprigs, within a pink dash border; the moulded hoops are painted with floral sprigs and garlands, reserved in a yellow ground; the brown vinestock handles terminate in green and yellow vine leaves veined in brown, with green tendrils.

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 4.2 cm
Length: 30.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Worcester ⪼ Worcestershire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley


18th Century, Mid#
George III
Circa 1760 - Circa 1765

School or Style


Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( in iron-red, yellow, green, blue, pink and brown)

Materials used in production

presumably lead-glaze Lead-glaze
steatitic Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Soft-paste porcelain, decorated onglaze in iron-red, yellow, green, blue, pink and brown enamels
Glazing (coating)

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Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.C.32-1912
Primary reference Number: 32729
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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