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Cover: C.35-1927

Object information

Awaiting location update

Maker(s)

Production: Worcester Porcelain Factory

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Description

Coffee pot cover. Soft-paste porcelain, transfer-printed in purple, and painted onglaze in yellow, green, brown and blue enamels, and gilt. The slightly domed cover is surmounted by a conical knob. It is decorated with a windmill and a tower, purple banded rims.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Dr W.S. Hadley (d. 25 December 1927), Master of Pembroke College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Dr W.S. Hadley

Measurements and weight

Height: 20.2 cm
Width: 16.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Worcester ⪼ Worcestershire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1927-12-25) by Hadley, W. S.

Dating

18th Century
Circa 1765 - 1770

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( yellow, green, brown and blue) gold

Materials used in production

steatitic Soft-paste porcelain
Lead-glaze

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Soft-paste porcelain, transfer-printed in purple, and painted onglaze in yellow, green, brown and blue enamels, and gilt
Glazing (coating)

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.35-1927
Primary reference Number: 33063
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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