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Vase: C.108 & A-1918

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Chamberlain's Worcester Porcelain Factory (Factory)


Porcelain, vase and cover, decorated with a pink enamel ground, yellow enamel, and gilt.

Porcelain vase and cover, decorated with a pink enamel ground, yellow enamel, and gilt. Cylindrical with slightly sloping sides and recessed base, the flat cover pierced by seven large and six much smaller circular holes. The lower part of the exterior is decorated with alternately yellow and gold vertical stripes between horizontal gold bands. The upper part has a pink ground decorated in gold in reserve with a wavy festoon ornamented with pearls and husks, above which are five horizontally places oval paterae and five smaller horizontally placed oval paterae. The edge of the cover and the holes are decorated with gilt bands.

Legal notes

Given by Ralph Griffin, MA, FSA

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 9.8 cm
Height: 11.4 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Worcester ⪼ Worcestershire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


Late 18th century
Early 19th Century
George III
Circa 1795 - 1805

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( pink and yellow) gilt

Materials used in production

Glaze Porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) : Porcelain, decorated with a pink enamel ground, yellow enamel, and gilt

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Chamberlain's/Worcester
  • Location: Base
  • Method of creation: In script in yellow
  • Type: Mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.108 & A-1918
Primary reference Number: 37626
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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