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Dish: C.5-1985

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Current Location: In storage


Factory: Chamberlain's Worcester Porcelain Factory




Porcelain dish, painted with dlower sparys in polychrome enamels and gilt.

Porcelain dish, painted in polychrome enamels and gilt. Approximately square with sloping sides, shaped, gadrooned edge and two pierced integral handles, moulded to resemble branches with leaves. Decorated with a large central floral spray, and four smaller floral sprays reserved in a claret ground decorated with gold floriated scrolls; gilt edge and handles.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by A.H. Palmer

Measurements and weight

Height: 4.3 cm
Width: 30.1 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Worcester ⪼ Worcestershire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1985) by Palmer, A. H.


19th Century, Mid#
Circa 1840 - 1845

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( polychrome) gold

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) : Porcelain painted in polychrome enamels, and gilt

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: printed below a crown

  • Location: Base
  • Method of creation: Printed in purple
  • Type: Mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.5-1985
Primary reference Number: 37721
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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