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Bowl: C.51-1992

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)

Maker(s)

Factory: Worcester Porcelain Factory

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Description

Soft-paste porcelain bowl, painted in polychrome enamels, with a chinoiserie scene.

Soft-paste porcelain bowl, painted in blue, green, yellow, red, purple and black enamel colours. Ten-sided, flaring bowl, standing on a footring. Decorated with a chinoiserie scene: a seated lady is approached by a boy carrying a sheaf of corn on a stock; rocks and a tree on the right; fence and flowering plant on the left. On the other side, a landscape featuring an island and a boat on a lake. Inside, a floral spray in the centre and a border of green diaper interrupted by four floral panels.

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

Diameter: 8.9 cm
Height: 6.2 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Worcester ⪼ Worcestershire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th Century, Mid#
George II
Circa 1752 - 1756

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( blue, green, yellow, red, purple 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, red, purple and black enamel colours

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.51-1992
Primary reference Number: 37228
Old object number: Statham Loan 19-1970
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 11 August 2016 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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