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Bowl: C.82-1933

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Lowestoft Porcelain Factory (Factory)

Description

Soft-paste porcelain bowl, decorated with Chinese landscapes in underglaze blue and onglaze red enamels and gilt.

Soft-paste porcelain bowl, painted underglaze in blue, onglaze in red enamel, and gilt. The circular bowl has rounded sides, and is supported on a wedge-shaped footring. It is painted on the outside with a continuous scene of pagodas among trees on islands. The inside has a central oriental shrub, with birds in flight above, the rim with a cell diaper.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by the Rev. A.V. Valentine-Richards

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 11.8 cm
Height: 5.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Lowestoft ⪼ Suffolk ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1933) by Valentine-Richards, A. V., The Rev

Dating

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

Note

The Cannoball pattern was also used at the Derby, Plymouth and Caughley factories, see documentation

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel ( red) cobalt-blue gold

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) : Soft-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue, on glaze in red enamel, and gilt
Glazing (coating)

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.82-1933
Primary reference Number: 38404
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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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