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Plate: C.3-1957

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)


Factory: Worcester Porcelain Factory




Soft-paste porcelain plate, decorated after a Chinese famille-verte original in two tones of green, iron-red, yellow, puce and blue with slight traces of gilding.

Soft-paste porcelain plate, decorated in two tones of green, iron-red, yellow, puce and blue with slight traces of gilding. Circular with shallow well and wide everted rim, standing on a footring. Decorated after a Chinese famille-verte original with a large bouquet of prunus, lotus and other oriental flowers in a vase, the high overhead handle tied with a ribbon, the rim with a green and black diaper border scattered with iron-red prunus flowers and reserved with four panels of oriental flowering plants.

Legal notes

Given by T.C. Gotobed

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 22.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Worcester ⪼ Worcestershire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1957-11-21) by Gotobed, T. C.


Mid-18th Century
George III
Circa 1760 - 1765


The design was copied from a Kangxi original of about 1700-20

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( green, iron-red, yellow, puce and blue) gold

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze
steatitic Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) : Soft-paste porcelain decorated in two tones of green, iron-red, yellow, puce and blue with slight traces of gilding

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.3-1957
Primary reference Number: 36851
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 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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