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Saucer dish: C.129-1932

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Factory: Worcester Porcelain Factory

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Description

Soft-paste porcelain saucer dish, decorated with a cottage in a landscape surrounded by flower sprays, underglaze in bright blue, onglaze in polychrome enamels, and gilt

Soft-paste porcelain, decorated underglaze in bright blue, onglaze in iron-red, yellow, green, turquoise, blue, pink, lilac and brown enamels, and gilt. Circular with shallow, rounded and fluted sides and a scalloped rim with twenty-four arcs. Decorated in the centre with a circular medallion in polychrome enamels showing a cottage in a mountainous landscape, enclosed by a gilt band and a turquoise husk border. The well is decorated with three trailing floral sprays separated by butterflies, and round the rim there is a band of underglaze bright blue, gilt with a barbed chain link pattern between scalloped and dentilated gilt borders.

Notes

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

Legal notes

Given by Mrs W.D. Dickson

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 17.8 cm
Height: 3.2 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Worcester ⪼ Worcestershire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1932) by Dickson, W. D. (Frances Louisa), Mrs

Dating

18th century
George III
Circa 1770 - 1780

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( iron-red, yellow, green, turquoise, blue, pink, lilac and brown enamels) cobalt-blue gold

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze
steatitc Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.129-1932
Primary reference Number: 33863
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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