Skip to main content

Plate: C.103-1933

An image of Plate

Terms of use

These images are provided for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-ND). To license a high resolution version, please contact our image library who will discuss fees, terms and waivers.

Download this image

Creative commons explained - what it means, how you can use our's and other people's content.

Colours in this image

Alternative views

Object information

Maker(s)

Worcester Porcelain Factory (Factory)

Description

Soft-paste porcelain plate, painted underglaze in blue, and decorated with a bouquet of flowers in the centre with onglaze polychrome enamels and gilt.

Soft-paste porcelain plate, decorated underglaze in blue, onglaze in polychrome enamels and gilt. Circular with deep well and narrow fluted and lobed rim, standing on a footrim. Painted in the centre with a star-shaped bouquet of polychrome flowers and foliage, reserved in an underglaze blue ground and encircled by a gilt band and entwined scrollwork border; dentilated gilt rim.

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 19.4 cm
Height: 3.0 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
Production date: circa AD 1770

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( polychrome) cobalt-blue gold

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze steatitic Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: W
  • Method of creation: Underglaze in blue
  • Type: Mark

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.103-1933
Primary reference Number: 34271
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 16 November 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Plate" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/34271 Accessed: 2022-07-04 22:13:22

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/34271 |title=Plate |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-07-04 22:13:22|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

Bootstrap HTML code for reuse

To use this as a simple code embed, copy this string:

                <div class="text-center my-3">
                    <figure class="figure">
                        <img src="https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/imagestore/aa/aa2/C_103_1933_281_29.jpg"
                        alt="Plate"
                        class="img-fluid" />
                        <figcaption class="figure-caption text-info">Plate</figcaption>
                    </figure>
                </div>
            

Please enter your name as you would like to be addressed
Please enter your email address
The object accession number - this is prefilled
Please enter your query with as much detail as possible

Suggested products from Curating Cambridge

You might be interested in this...

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...