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Vase: C.98-1933

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Factory: Worcester Porcelain Factory

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Description

Soft-paste porcelain vase, painted in Japanese style underglaze in blue and onglaze in red, blue and green enamels and gilt.

Soft-paste porcelain vase, painted underglaze in blue and onglaze in red, blue and green enamels and gilt. The vase is of circular flared trumpet shape, with knopped body, on a flared foot, with flattened footring. Painted with a blue-scale ground, reserved with two gilt-edged rococo panels painted in Japanese style with the 'Wheatsheaf' pattern and a long-tailed bird surrounded by a floral pattern in smaller triangular and vase-shaped panels.

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 14.5 cm

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
Circa 1765 - 1770

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( red, blue 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.98-1933
Primary reference Number: 34262
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 12 July 2016 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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