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Dish: C.116A-1918

Object information

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Factory: Longton Hall Porcelain Manufactory
Potter: Littler, William




Soft-paste porcelain plate, painted with floral sprigs in red, green, yellow, pink, blue and black onglaze enamels.

Soft-paste porcelain plate, press- moulded, lead-glazed, and painted in red, green, yellow, pink, blue and black onglaze enamels. The dish is leaf-shaped, with fluted sides, and has a spirally twisted crabstock handle. It is painted with scattered flower sprays and sprigs, the handle in green, and with brown-edged rims. A pair with C.116B-1918.


History note: Unknown before donor, Ralph Griffin, MA, FSA, St John's College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Given by Ralph Griffin, MA, FSA

Measurements and weight

Height: 6.2 cm
Width: 22 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Longton Hall ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th Century, Mid#
George II
Production date: circa AD 1755

School or Style


Components of the work

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

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze
Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Press-moulding : Soft-paste porcelain, press-moulded, lead-glazed, and painted in red, green, yellow, pink, blue and black onglaze enamels
Glazing (coating)

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.116A-1918
Primary reference Number: 38087
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 11 January 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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