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Junket dish: C.44-1927

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Factory: Worcester Porcelain Factory




Soft-paste porcelain dish, painted in Imari style with the 'Old Japan Fan pattern' underglaze in blue, onglaze in red and green enamels, and gilt.

Soft-paste porcelain dish, painted underglaze in blue, onglaze in red and green enamels, and gilt. The circular dish has shallow rounded sides, moulded with sixteen lobes which stop short of the well. It is painted in Imari style with the 'Old Japan Fan pattern' on the inside with eight half chrysanthemum roundels, petalled alternately in underglaze blue, red, green, and gilt with leaves and diapers, and with eight blue medallions with gilt trellis-work, a stylised chrysanthemum in the centre. The outside has trailing floral branches, and the rim is banded in gilt.


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

Legal notes

Bequethed by Dr W.S. Hadley

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 25 cm
Height: 6 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Worcester ⪼ Worcestershire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th Century, third quarter#
George III
Circa 1768 - 1770

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( red and green) cobalt-blue gold

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze
steatitic Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.44-1927
Primary reference Number: 33082
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 22 October 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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