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Vase: C.10-1958

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)

Maker(s)

Factory: Worcester Porcelain Factory

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Description

Soft-paste porcelain vase, painted with flowers in onglaze polychrome enamels, reserved against an apple-green ground, and gilt.

Soft-paste porcelain vase, painted onglaze with red, yellow, green, pink and sepia (misfired purple) enamels, reserved against an apple-green ground, and gilt. The slender ovoid vase has a waisted cylindrical neck and stands on a flattened circular footring. The sides are painted with two large and four smaller irregular panels of festoons of flowers, edged with rococo scrollwork in gilt, in reserve against an apple-green ground; the neck with two small vignettes, and the rim banded in gilt.

Legal notes

Given by Miss E.M. Furlonge

Measurements and weight

Height: 15.6 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Worcester ⪼ Worcestershire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th Century
George III
Circa 1765 - 1770

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( red, yellow, green, pink and sepia (misfired 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, pink and sepia (misfired purple) enamels, reserved against an apple-green ground, and gilt

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.10-1958
Primary reference Number: 36875
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 3 May 2012 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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