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Dish: C.79-1933

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)

Maker(s)

Factory: Longton Hall Porcelain Manufactory
Proprietor: Littler, William

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Description

Soft-paste porcelain peony dish, press-moulded in the shape of a peony flower and decorated in polychrome enamels.

Soft-paste porcelain peony dish, press-moulded, lead-glazed, and painted in yellow, green, brown and puce enamels. The tri-lobed dish is moulded in the shape of a peony flower with overlapping leaf, the crabstock handle with a bud terminal. The flower has yellow petals edges with brown feathering, and puce stamens, the green leaves naturalistically veined in brown.

Notes

History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 5.1 cm
Width: 16.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Longton Hall ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

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

School or Style

Rococo

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( yellow, green, brown, and puce)

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze
Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Press-moulding : Soft-paste porcelain, press-moulded, lead-glazedand painted in yellow, green, brown and puce enamels
Glazing (coating)

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.79-1933
Primary reference Number: 38128
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 20 November 2012 Last processed: Tuesday 12 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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