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Cover for basket: C.22-1931

Object information

Awaiting location update

Maker(s)

Worcester Porcelain Factory (Factory)

Description

Soft-paste porcelain cover for basket, painted with flowers underglaze in blue and onglaze in polychrome enamels, and gilt.

Soft-paste porcelain cover for basket, moulded and painted underglaze in blue and onglaze in red, yellow, green, purple and pink enamels, and gilt. The cover has pierced sides which are moulded with arcaded basketwork. The cover belongs to the basket (C.20-1931) and stand (C.21-1931).

Notes

History note: Unknown before donor, Mrs W.D. (Frances Louisa) Dickson, Bournemouth

Legal notes

Given by Mrs W.D. Dickson

Measurements and weight

Height: 5.7 cm
Length: 18.0 cm

Relative size of this object

18 cm5.7 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Worcester ⪼ Worcestershire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1931) by Dickson, W. D. (Frances Louisa), Mrs

Dating

Third quarter of 18th century
George III
Circa 1770 - 1775

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( red, yellow, green purple and pink) cobalt-blue gold

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze steatitic Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Soft-paste porcelain, moulded and painted underglaze in blue and onglaze in red, yellow, green, purple and pink enamels, and gilt
Glazing (coating)

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.22-1931
Primary reference Number: 33126
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 August 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Cover for basket" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/33126 Accessed: 2022-08-13 06:21:23

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