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Saucer: C.14-1934

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)

Maker(s)

Factory: Lowestoft Porcelain Factory

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Description

Soft-paste porcelain saucer, decorated with a Chinese dragon chasing flaming pearls in underglaze blue.

Soft-paste porcelain saucer, painted underglaze in blue. The circular saucer has shallow rounded sides, and stands on a low wedge-shaped footring. It is painted with a large Chinese dragon chasing flaming pearls.

Notes

History note: Unknown before D.M. Hunting

Legal notes

Given by D.M. Hunting, Esq.

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 11.0 cm
Height: 2.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Lowestoft ⪼ Suffolk ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1934-02-10) by Hunting, D. M.

Dating

18th Century, third quarter#
George III
Circa 1770 CE - 1780 CE

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.14-1934
Primary reference Number: 38411
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 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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