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Sugar bowl: C.5.2 & A-1965

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Current Location: In storage


Worcester Porcelain Factory (Factory)


Soft-paste porcelain sugar bowl and cover, decorated underglaze in powder-blue, and with flowers onglaze in polychrome enamels and gilt.

Soft-paste porcelain sugar bowl and cover, decorated underglaze in powder-blue, onglaze in polychrome enamels and gilt. Circular with deep sides, curving inwards to the footring; domed cover with flower knob on a stem with three leaves. Powder-blue ground reserved with three fan shaped panels containing polychrome exotic birds amid foliage, edged by gilt lines and floral sprays, separated by three circular medallions containing moths edged by gilt circles. The cover is decorated en suite but with one moth and two smaller insects in the circular reserves. The flower is powder-blue and gold inside and yellow and puce outside. A gilt band encircles the edge.


History note: Collection of Miss A. de la Perelle, Jersey.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Christobel Evelyn Fuller

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 11.2 cm
Height: 12.3 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Worcester ⪼ Worcestershire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1965-11-25) by Fuller, Christobel Evelyn


18th century
George III
Circa 1765 - 1770


See correspondence of 26th October, 1976 from Miss A. de la Perelle, Jersey relating to the history of the piece.

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( polychrome) powder-blue gold

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze steatitic Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.5.2 & A-1965
Primary reference Number: 37021
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 16 November 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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