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Tea bowl: C.57-1918

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 on the outside with the 'Prunus Root' pattern and on the inside with two sprigs and a butterfly.

Soft-paste porcelain tea bowl, painted underglaze in blue. Circular with deep fluted sides, standing on a low footring. Decorated on the outside with the 'Prunus Root' pattern and on the inside with two sprigs and a butterfly.

Legal notes

Given by Ralph Griffin, MA, FSA

Measurements and weight

Height: 4.8 cm
Width: 8.1 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Worcester ⪼ Worcestershire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1918) by Griffin, Ralph, MA, FSA

Dating

18th Century, Mid#
George II
George III
Circa 1752 - 1770

School or Style

Traditional format

Components of the work

Decoration composed of cobalt-blue

Materials used in production

possibly lead Lead-glaze
steatitic Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: A
  • Location: On the base
  • Method of creation: Painted underglaze in blue
  • Type: Mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.57-1918
Primary reference Number: 32856
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 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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