Skip to main content

Saucer: C.224D-1918

An image of Saucer

Terms of use

These images are provided for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-ND). To license a high resolution version, please contact our image library who will discuss fees, terms and waivers.

Download this image

Creative commons explained - what it means, how you can use our's and other people's content.

Object information

Awaiting location update


Production: Worcester Porcelain Factory




Saucer. Soft-paste porcelain decorated underglaze in blue and with gilding. The flat saucer has an up-turned, spirally fluted rim, and an under-cut footring. Decorated en suite with C.224A, B & C-1918

Legal notes

Given by Ralph Griffin, MA, FSA

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 13.5 cm
Height: 2.0 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 1785 CE - 1792 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of gold

Materials used in production

steatitic Soft-paste porcelain

Inscription or legends present

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

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

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.224D-1918
Primary reference Number: 33054
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 19 September 2012 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Saucer" Web page available at: Accessed: 2024-05-19 21:46:55

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url= |title=Saucer |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-05-19 21:46:55|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

Bootstrap HTML code for reuse

To use this as a simple code embed, copy this string:

<div class="text-center">
    <figure class="figure">
        <img src=""
        class="img-fluid" />
        <figcaption class="figure-caption text-info">Saucer</figcaption>

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...