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Vase: C.393-1991

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Worcester Royal Porcelain Company (Factory)


Parian porcelain vase, decorated with resist designs of daffodils and crocuses under a translucent blue glaze.

Parian porcelain vase, decorated with resist designs under a translucent blue glaze. 'Sabrina' ware. Hexagonal in plan with sides swelling outwards to the widest point and then inwards slightly to the shoulder; incurved neck, flaring outwards to the hexagonal rim. Decorated on two sides with daffodils and four sides with crocuses.


History note: Purchased from Gabor Cossa (Mrs Joan Eve), Trumpington Street, Cambridge

Legal notes

Purchased with the J. V. R. Smyth Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 18.3 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Worcester ⪼ Worcestershire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1991-04-29) by Cossa, Gabor


Early 20th century
Edward VII
Production date: circa AD 1901

Components of the work

Decoration composed of ceramic pigment

Materials used in production

Glaze Parian (porcelain)

Techniques used in production

Slip-casting : Parian porcelain decorated with painted resist designs under a translucent blue glaze
Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Royal Worcester mark with dots for 1901

  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Mark

Inscription present: Patent Registration Mark

  • Text: Rd No 37499
  • Type: Mark

Inscription present: shape number

  • Text: 2174
  • Type: Number

Inscription present: Sabrina ware/Patent

  • Method of creation: Printed in greyish-green
  • Type: Mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.393-1991
Primary reference Number: 37773
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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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