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Tea bowl: C.41-1927

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Factory: Worcester Porcelain Factory
Engraver: Müller, Johann Sebastian (Taken from)
Pannini, Giovanni Paolo (After)

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Description

Soft-paste porcelain tea bowl, transfer-printed onglaze in purple, painted in polychrome enamels with two scenes of ruins, and gilt.

Soft-paste porcelain tea bowl, transfer-printed onglaze in purple, painted in blue, green, yellow, red and brown enamel colours and gilt. Circular with curved sides, standing on a footring. Two scenes of ruins. A gilt band encircles the rim.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by W.S. Hadley

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 7.6 cm
Height: 4.0 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Worcester ⪼ Worcestershire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th Century
George III
Circa 1765 CE - Circa 1770 CE

Note

The scene on one side is taken from the left side of an engraving by Johann Sebastian Müller after Giovanni Paolo Pannini, dated 1753, of which there is one in the British Museum. See documentation.

Components of the work

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

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze
steatitic Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

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

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.41-1927
Primary reference Number: 33070
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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