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Tea bowl: C.93 & A-1933

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Factory: Worcester Porcelain Factory

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Soft-paste porcelain tea bowl and saucer, painted with Japan pattern of flowers in red, orange, blue, turquoise and green enamels and gilt.

Soft-paste porcelain tea bowl and saucer, painted in red, orange, blue, turquoise and green enamels and gilt. The circular tea bowl and saucer have rounded sides, on low footrings. The tea bowl is painted with Japan pattern of alternate sprays of chrysanthemum and flowering prunus, separated by four vertical orange panels, gilt with trelliswork. The interior has a central chrysanthemum head mons; the saucer is painted en suite, with two insects concealing contemporary flaws.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by the Rev. A.V. Valentine-Richards

Place(s) associated

  • Worcester ⪼ Worcestershire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1933) by Valentine-Richards, A. V., The Rev

Dating

18th century
George III
Production date: circa AD 1770

Note

This pattern is also found on Worcester porcelain decorated in London, probably in the atelier of James Giles. See no. C.7 & A-1918

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( red, orange, blue, turquoise and green) gold
Saucer Diameter 12.5 cm Height 3.0 cm
Tea Bowl Diameter 7.5 cm Height 4.8 cm

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze
steatitic Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) : Soft-paste porcelain, painted in red, orange, blue, turquoise and green enamels and gilt

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.93 & A-1933
Primary reference Number: 34212
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 14 December 2018 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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