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Bowl: C.3116-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Factory: Lowestoft Porcelain Factory

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Description

Soft-paste porcelain bowl, painted underglaze in blue with a Chinese scene and flowers.

Soft-paste porcelain bowl, painted underglaze in blue. The shallow circular bowl has rounded sides, and is supported on a low footring. It is painted with a pagoda in a fenced garden, a river landscape and a man in a sampan. On the interior is a central flower spray, the rim with a loop and arrowhead border.

Notes

History note: Part of Lot 129, Sotheby's, May 20th, 1926; bought on Dr Glaisher's behalf by Mr Hunt, with nos. 4899 and 4900, for 4 gns.

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 13 cm
Height: 4.9 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 1770

School or Style

Rococo
Chinoiserie

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: number 17 and a cross

  • Text: 17 and a cross
  • Location: On base inside footring
  • Method of creation: Underglaze blue
  • Type: Mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.3116-1928
Primary reference Number: 38315
Old object number: 4901, vol. 33
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 2 June 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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