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Plate: C.1-1979

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)


Factory: Barr, Flight and Barr




Soft-paste porcelain plate, bat-printed in greyish-black, and gilt.

Soft-paste porcelain plate, bat-printed in greyish-black, and gilt. The circular plate has an out turned rim, and shallow, concave sides, standing on a low footring. It is printed in the centre with a shell, within a gilt line medallion, the rim with four larger shells among seaweed, the rim banded in gilt.


History note: Bought from Gabor Cossa, 34 Trumpington Street, Cambridge

Legal notes

Purchised from Gabor Cossa with the Applied Art Duplicates Fund

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 20.5 cm
Height: 2.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Worcester ⪼ Worcestershire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1979) by Cossa, Gabor


19th Century, Early#
George III
Circa 1804 CE - 1813 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of gold

Materials used in production

greyish-black Enamel
presumed lead Lead-glaze
Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) : Soft-paste porcelain, bat-printed in greyish-black, and gilt

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: BFB below a crown

  • Text: BFB
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1-1979
Primary reference Number: 37350
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 4 August 2016 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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