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Tea bowl: C.27-1915

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Factory: Worcester Porcelain Factory

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Description

Soft-paste porcelain tea bowl, painted underglaze in blue

Soft-paste porcelain tea bowl, painted underglaze in blue. Circular with deep sides, standing on a footring. Decorated with 'Mansfield' pattern.

Legal notes

Given by Mrs Laurence Humphry

Measurements and weight

Height: 4.1 cm
Width: 7.3 cm

Relative size of this object

7.3 cm4.1 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Worcester ⪼ Worcestershire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1915) by Humphry, Lawrence, Mrs.

Dating

18th century
George III
Circa 1765 - 1775

School or Style

Traditional format

Components of the work

Decoration composed of cobalt-blue

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze
steatitic Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.27-1915
Primary reference Number: 32822
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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