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Dish: C.68-1918

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Factory: Worcester Porcelain Factory

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Description

Soft paste-porcelain dish, with shallow relief-moulded decoration, painted with flwer sprays in polychrome onglaze enamels, and gilt.

Soft paste-porcelain dish, with shallow relief-moulded decoration, painted in red, green, purple and pink onglaze enamels, and gilt. The 'Blind Earl' dish is of circular shape, with multi-lobed rim, the crabstock handle extending to two moulded rosebuds and their leaves, which spread over the surface of the dish. Painted with a large floral spray and four smaller sprigs, the rim banded in gilt.

Legal notes

Given by Ralph Griffin, MA, FSA

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 15.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Worcester ⪼ Worcestershire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Mid-18th Century
George III
Circa 1760 - 1770

School or Style

Rococo

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( red, green, pink and purple) gold

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze
steatitic Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Soft-paste porcelain, with shallow relief-moulded decoration, painted in red, green, pink and purple onglaze enamels and gilt
Glazing (coating)

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.68-1918
Primary reference Number: 32864
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 15 March 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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