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Sugar bowl: C.136-1918

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Factory: Worcester Porcelain Factory

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Description

Soft-paste porcelain sugar bowl, printed underglaze in blue and gilt with scenes in Chinese style.

Soft-paste porcelain sugar bowl, printed underglaze in blue and gilt. The circular bowl has steep, rounded sides, and stands on a v-shaped footring. The sides are printed with the 'Fisherman and Cormorant', or 'Pleasure Boat', pattern, the rim and foot banded in gilt.

Legal notes

Given by Ralph Griffin, MA, FSA

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 10.4 cm
Height: 8.0 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Worcester ⪼ Worcestershire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th Century, Late
George III
Circa 1780 - 1790

People, subjects and objects depicted

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)

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.136-1918
Primary reference Number: 33001
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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