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Vase: C.3124.2 & A-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 vase and cover, decorated with flower sprays in onglaze polychrome enamels and gilt.

Soft-paste porcelain vase, painted in red, pink, purple, green and black enamels and gilt. The vase is of slender baluster shape, with a cylindrical neck and domed cover, surmounted by a conical knob. It stands on a low partially glazed footring. It is painted with a spray of lilies and anemones, the reverse with a sprig of convolvus, the shoulders with a gilt loop and dot, and line, border. In a garniture with two other vases, C.3124.1 & A-1928 and C.3124.3-1928.

Notes

History note: Bought for Dr Glaisher by Mr Hunt for £5 at the sale of the Mr Levine Collection, Sotheby's, April 30th 1925, lot 115.

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 19.2 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Lowestoft ⪼ Suffolk ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th Century, third quarter#
George III
Circa 1770 CE - 1775 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( red, pink, purple, green and black) gold
Cover
Vase

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze
Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.3124.2 & A-1928
Primary reference Number: 38347
Old object number: 4531b, vol. 27
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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