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Sugar bowl: C.60 & A-1918

Object information

Maker(s)

Lowestoft Porcelain Factory (Factory)

Description

Soft-paste porcelain sugar bowl and cover, painted underglaze in blue and decorated with flowers and leaves.

Soft-paste porcelain sugar bowl and cover, painted underglaze in blue. The bowl has rounded sides, moulded with narrow flutes below a plain border, and stands on a wedge-shaped footring. The ogee domed cover is similarly moulded, and surmounted by a flower and leaf knob. Both pieces are painted with scrolling, feathery leaves, and flowers, the interior of the bowl with a flower sprig.

Legal notes

Given by Ralph Griffin, MA, FSA

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 8.5 cm
Height: 12.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Lowestoft ⪼ Suffolk ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 18th century
George III
Production date: circa AD 1780

Note

This pattern is based on the Meissen Zweibelmuster, or onion pattern, and is found with simulated crossed swords marks and crescent marks.

Components of the work

Decoration composed of cobalt-blue

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.60 & A-1918
Primary reference Number: 38238
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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