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Saucer: C.16-1934

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Maker(s)

Lowestoft Porcelain Factory (Factory)

Description

Soft-paste porcelain saucer, decorated with the Redgrave 'foot and fence' pattern in underglaze blue and red, pink and green enamels and gilt.

Soft-paste porcelain saucer, painted underglaze in blue, onglaze in red, pink and green enamel, and gilt. The circular saucer has rounded sides, and stands on a wedge-shaped footring. It is painted with the Redgrave 'root and fence' pattern, the rim banded with a fish-roe border interspersed with four feathery scroll vignettes.

Legal notes

Given by D.M. Hunting, Esq.

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 12.6 cm
Height: 3.0 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 enamels ( red, pink and green) 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.16-1934
Primary reference Number: 38415
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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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