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Cream boat: C.124-1918

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Factory: Philip Christian's Factory

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Description

Soft-paste porcelain cream boat, moulded, and painted in red, pink, yellow, green and blue enamels with sprays of flowers on the sides.

Soft-paste porcelain cream boat, moulded, and painted in red, pink, yellow, green and blue enamels. The oval cream boat has 'bombe' sides, pinched lip spout and double scroll handle, and stands on an oval base. The sides are moulded oval rococo panels in reverse on a ground of moulded overlapping stiff leaves, and painted 'sprays' of flowers.

Legal notes

Given by Ralph Griffin, MA

Measurements and weight

Height: 7.8 cm
Width: 11.5 cm

Relative size of this object

11.5 cm7.8 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Liverpool ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Second half of 18th century
George III
Circa 1765 CE - 1778 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( red, pink, yellow, green and blue)

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze
Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Soft-paste porcelain, moulded, and painted in red, pink, yellow, green and blue enamels
Glazing (coating)

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.124-1918
Primary reference Number: 37977
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 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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