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Tea bowl: C.112 & A-1933

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unidentified (Factory)

Description

Soft-paste porcelain tea bow and saucer, transfer-printed and painted underglaze in blue with Chinese decoration.

Soft-paste porcelain tea bowl and saucer, transfer-printed and painted underglaze in blue. Both pieces are of circular shape with rounded sides, and stand on low footrings. They are decorated with a Chinese lady and a boy standing under a willow tree in a fenced garden, the printed outlines highlighted in a blue wash, within single borders.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by the Rev. A.V. Valentine-Richards

Place(s) associated

  • Liverpool ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1933) by Valentine-Richards, A. V., The Rev

Dating

Second half of 18th century
George III
Production date: circa AD 1780

School or Style

Chinese

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of blue Saucer Diameter 12.2 cm Height 2.5 cm
Tea Bowl Height 4.0 cm Width 7.5 cm

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.112 & A-1933
Primary reference Number: 38026
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Audit data

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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