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Plate: C.119-1918

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)


Lowestoft Porcelain Factory (Factory)


Soft-paste porcelain plate, painted in underglaze blue and decorated with a Chinese lady in a fenced garden.

Soft-paste porcelain plate, painted in underglaze blue. The circular plate has rounded sides and a wide, flat out-turned rim. It is painted in the centre with a Chinese lady standing holding a parasol, beside a large urn, in a fenced garden, the rim with three sprays of flowers growing from rockwork.

Legal notes

Given by Ralph Griffin, MA, FSA

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 22.5 cm
Height: 3.0 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Lowestoft ⪼ Suffolk ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


Third quarter of 18th century
George III
Circa 1765 CE - 1770 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted

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)

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: indistinct '1' or '7'

  • Text: '1' or '7'
  • Location: Inside footring
  • Method of creation: Underglaze in blue
  • Type: Mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.119-1918
Primary reference Number: 38255
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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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