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Bowl: C.3110.3-1928

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Maker(s)

Lowestoft Porcelain Factory (Factory)

Description

Soft-paste porcelain bowl, with a low relief decoration and painting underglaze in blue.

Soft-paste porcelain bowl, with relief-moulded decoration, and painting underglaze in blue. The circular bowl has rounded sides and stands on a wedge-shaped footring. It is moulded with three bead-edged medallions, each enclosing a painted Chinese landscape. Between each medallion is an upright moulded tapered trellis panel, entwined with flowers. Below the rim is a painted cell diaper border, and in the centre of the inside a single flower spray.

Notes

History note: From the Merton Thoms Collection, sold Christie's 11th February 1910, lot 182. Bought by Dr Glaisher for 30gns.

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 15.9 cm
Height: 7.0 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Lowestoft ⪼ Suffolk ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr

Dating

Third quarter of 18th century
George III
Production date: circa AD 1764

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)

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.3110.3-1928
Primary reference Number: 38283
Old object number: 3146, vol. 10
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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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