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Plate: C.92B-1918

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)


Factory: Worcester Porcelain Factory




Soft-paste porcelain plate, decorated with flowers underglaze in blue and gilt.

Soft-paste porcelain plate, decorated underglaze in blue and gilt. The circular plate has a sloping rim with a scalloped and barbed edge of twenty points. The centre is painted with a patera, the well is banded with gilt circles interspersed with quatrefoil florettes on blue, and the rim has a gilt foliated band overlaid with inverted S-scrolls in gilt, shaded in underglaze blue.

Legal notes

Given by Ralph Griffin, MA, FSA

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 22.3 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Worcester ⪼ Worcestershire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th Century, Late
George III
Circa 1780 - 1790

Components of the work

Decoration composed of cobalt-blue gold

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze
steatitic Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.92B-1918
Primary reference Number: 32998
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 3 May 2012 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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