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Tea bowl: C.15-1934

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Maker(s)

Lowestoft Porcelain Factory (Factory)

Description

Soft-paste porcelain tea bowl, decorated with birds amongst oriental flowers in underglaze blue, onglaze red and gilt.

Soft-paste porcelain tea bowl, painted underglaze in blue, onglaze in red enamel, and gilt. The circular tea bowl has rounded sides, and stands on a low footring. It is painted with two cockerels strutting amongst oriental flowering shrubs, the reverse with an insect, the interior rim with a border of scrolls interspersed with double circles.

Legal notes

Given by D.M. Hunting, Esq.

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 8.0 cm
Height: 4.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Lowestoft ⪼ Suffolk ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 18th century
George III
Circa 1780 CE - 1800 CE

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)

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.15-1934
Primary reference Number: 38413
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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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