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Basket: C.143-1932

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Current Location: In storage


Factory: Chamberlain's Worcester Porcelain Factory
Doe, Enoch
Rogers junior, George




Porcelain basket, decorated with a pink enamel ground, the interior painted with a view of Malvern in polychrome enamels, and gilt.

Porcelain basket, decorated with a pink enamel ground, grey, sepia, green, yellow and brown enamels, and gilt. The basket is of rounded rectangular shape, with sloping indented sides and gadroon-moulded rim. It has a central overhead handle, which is moulded with acanthus leaves, and is supported on a high, waisted foot. The interior is decorated with a pink ground, reserved with a gilt-edged rectangular panel painted with a view of Malvern, with the Abbey and cattle by a river. The handle and rim have gilt decoration.


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

Legal notes

Given by Mrs W.D. Dickson

Measurements and weight

Height: 9.0 cm
Length: 13.5 cm
Width: 11.0 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Worcester ⪼ Worcestershire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


19th Century, second quarter#
George IV
Circa 1825 - 1830

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( pink, grey, sepia, green, yellow and brown) gilt

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) : Porcelain, decorated with a pink enamel ground, grey, sepia, green, yellow and brown enamels, and gilt

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: decorators' script mark 'Doe and Rogers Worcester' and 'Malvern'

  • Text: 'Doe and Rogers Worcester' and 'Malvern'
  • Location: Base
  • Method of creation: In sepia enamel
  • Type: Mark

Inscription present: circular with black border

  • Text: Frances L. Dickson
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.143-1932
Primary reference Number: 37706
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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