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Bottle: C.139 & A-1932

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Factory: Chamberlain's Worcester Porcelain Factory

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Categories

Description

Porcelain bottle and stopper, with an apple-green ground, painted with polychrome enamels, and gilt.

Porcelain bottle and stopper, with an apple-green ground, painted with coloured enamels, and gilt. The pear-shaped bottle is supported on circular footring, and has a domed cork-shaped stopper. The green-ground bottle has a scalloped circular panel outlined with gilt scrollwork, one painted with a boy garlanding a girl in a landscape, the other with a boy presenting flowers to a girl. The rim is banded in gilt. In a pair with C.138 & A-1932.

Notes

History note: Unknown before donor, Mrs W.D. (Frances Louisa) Dickson, Bournemouth

Legal notes

Given by Mrs W.D. Dickson

Measurements and weight

Height: 19.6 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Worcester ⪼ Worcestershire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1932) by Dickson, W. D. (Frances Louisa), Mrs

Dating

Mid-19th Century
Victoria
Production date: circa AD 1840

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( polychrome) gold

Materials used in production

Glaze
Porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) : Porcelain, with an apple-green ground, painted with coloured enamels, and gilt

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: the full mark printed in sepia on each states 'CHAMBERLAIN'S WORCESTER & 155 New Bond Street London, Royal Porcelain Manufacturers', beneath The Royal Arms, and encircled by a floral garland

  • Text: CHAMBERLAIN'S WORCESTER & 155 New Bond Street London, Royal Porcelain Manufacturers
  • Method of creation: Printed in sepia
  • Type: Mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.139 & A-1932
Primary reference Number: 37682
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 23 November 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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