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Stand: C.40-1981

Object information

Awaiting location update


Factory: Worcester Porcelain Factory




Soft-paste porcelain stand for a covered basket, printed and painted in underglaze blue.

Soft-paste porcelain stand for a covered basket, printed and painted in underglaze blue. Of oval, four-lobed outline, standing on a footring. The sides are moulded and pierced and at either end there is an applied twig handle with sprays of applied flowers and leaves at the junctions of the ends with the stand. In the middle there is a printed bouquet of flowers, foliage and fruits. The pierced design of flowers on the sides and the handles and applied motifs are touched with blue, and there is a diaper and scroll border.

Legal notes

Given Anonymously

Measurements and weight

Height: 5.8 cm
Length: 27.2 cm
Width: 22.3 cm

Relative size of this object

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Place(s) associated

  • Worcester ⪼ Worcestershire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1981) by Anonymous


Third quarter of 18th century
George III
Circa 1770 - 1775

Components of the work

Decoration composed of cobalt-blue

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze
steatitic Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Soft-paste porcelain, printed and painted in underglaze blue
Glazing (coating)

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.40-1981
Primary reference Number: 37030
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 11 August 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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