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Bottle vase: C.50B-1992

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)

Maker(s)

Factory: Worcester Porcelain Factory

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Description

Soft-paste porcelain bottle vase, painted in polychrome enamels, with Chinese decoration.

Soft-paste porcelain bottle vase, painted in blue, green, yellow, pink, dark pink, red, brown and black enamel colours. Hexagonal bottle-shape standing on a low hexagonal foot. Decorated on one side with a man standing in front of a fence with a pot of flowers at one end and a flowering tree and a plant at the other; overhead, two flying birds. On the other side, a floral spray. In a pair with C.50A-1992.

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

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 11.9 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Worcester ⪼ Worcestershire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Mid-18th Century
George II
Circa 1752 - 1756

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( blue, green, yellow, pink, dark pink, red, brown and black)

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze
steatitic Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) : Steatitic soft-paste porcelain painted in blue, green, yellow, pink, dark pink, red, brown and black enamel colours

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.50B-1992
Primary reference Number: 37211
Old object number: Statham Loan 18B-1970
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 22 February 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 22 February 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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