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Saucer: C.96K-1918

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Barr, Flight and Barr (Factory)

Description

Soft-paste porcelain teacup, painted with The Four Elements in a deep salmon-pink/orange ground, bat-printed in black, and gilt.

Soft-paste porcelain painted with a deep salmon-pink/orange ground, bat-printed in black, and gilt. The saucer (K), is of circular shape with waisted base to the sloping sides. It is decorated with a salmon-pink border gilt with a vermicular pattern, and banded in gilt, reserved with octagonal panels containing classical deities representative of The Four Elements, bat-printed in black.

Legal notes

Given by Ralph Griffin, MA, FSA

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 14.0 cm
Height: 3.0 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Worcester ⪼ Worcestershire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1918) by Griffin, Ralph, MA, FSA

Dating

Early 19th Century
George III
Circa 1804 - 1813

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel gold

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze Soft-paste porcelain

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.96K-1918
Primary reference Number: 37331
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 15 March 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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