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Leaf dish: C.49-1992

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Factory: Worcester Porcelain Factory

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Description

Soft-paste porcelain leaf dish, painted in polychrome enamels.

Soft-paste porcelain leaf dish, moulded and painted in polychrome enamel colours. In the shape of two overlapping cabbage leafs, standing on an oval footring. The veins and part of the end of one leaf are coloured pale mauve; the rest of the surface is decorated with a large bouquet of flowers, four medium-sized sprays of flowers, four floral sprigs and three detached leaves.

Notes

History note: Dr and Mrs Hugh Statham; Dr Statham died 1967; Mrs Statham died 1970; their daughter, Miss Beryl Statham by whom lent anonymously in 1970. Bequeathed by Miss Statham, 1990, accepted by H.M. Government in lieu of Inheritance Tax and allocated to the Fitzwilliam Museum

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Bequeathed by Miss Statham, accepted by H.M. Government in lieu of Inheritance Tax and allocated to the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Length: 35.1 cm
Width: 24.8 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Worcester ⪼ Worcestershire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Allocated (1990) by H.M. Government

Dating

18th Century, third quarter#
George III
Production date: circa AD 1770

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( polychrome)

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze
steatitic Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Steatitic soft-paste porcelain, moulded and painted in polychrome enamel colours
Glazing (coating)

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.49-1992
Primary reference Number: 37208
Old object number: Statham Loan 17-1970
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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