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Plate: C.9-1958

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)


Factory: Worcester Porcelain Factory
Painter: Giles, James (Probably)




Soft-paste porcelain plate, painted in Meissen style with flowers in onglaze polychrome enamels reserved against a yellow ground, and gilt.

Soft-paste porcelain plate, painted onglaze with red, yellow, green, blue and purple enamels reserved against a yellow ground, and gilt. The plate is circular, supported on a low footring; the out-turned fluted rim has a scalloped edge of twenty-four intersections. The front surface of the plate is painted in Meissen style with scattered sprays and sprigs of coloured flowers in reserve on a yellow ground. The rim is banded in gilt.

Legal notes

Given by Miss E.M. Furlonge

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 21.0 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Worcester ⪼ Worcestershire ⪼ England
  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1958) by Furlonge, E. M.


18th Century
George III
Circa 1770 CE - 1772 CE


Probably painted in the London atelier of James Giles

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( red, yellow, green, blue and purple) gold

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze
steatitic Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) : Soft-paste porcelain, painted onglaze with red, yellow, green, blue and purple enamels reserved against a yellow ground, and gilt

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.9-1958
Primary reference Number: 36867
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 30 June 2016 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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