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Bowl: C.224B-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 bowl, decorated with geometric pattern underglaze in blue and gilt.

Soft-paste porcelain bowl, decorated underglaze in blue and gilt. The circular bowl has steep ogival sides, spirally fluted, and a barbed rim of twenty-four points. It is painted with a band of lozenges in underglaze blue and gilding. The sides are painted with three flower sprays, and the rim has a gilt line border. The interior is similarly banded and has a central star motif.

Legal notes

Given by Ralph Griffin, MA, FSA

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 15.9 cm
Height: 7.6 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Worcester ⪼ Worcestershire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 18th century
George III
Circa 1785 - 1795

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)

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: 'Flight' in script, and small crescent

  • Text: Flight
  • Method of creation: In underglaze blue
  • Type: Mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.224B-1918
Primary reference Number: 33003
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 16 November 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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