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Tea bowl: C.17-1934

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Lowestoft Porcelain Factory (Factory)

Description

Soft-paste porcelain tea bowl, painted with Chinoiserie decorations in onglaze polychrome enamels.

Soft-paste porcelain tea bowl, painted in red, yellow, pink, brown and black onglaze enamels. The tea bowl has rounded sides and stands on a low footring. It is painted with a continuous scene showing a lady and boy, and a man holding a bird, among trees; the interior rim has a red loop and line border.

Legal notes

Given by D.M. Hunting, Esq.

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 8 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

Second half of 18th century
George III
Circa 1775 CE - 1780 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( red, yellow, pink, brown and black)

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) : Soft-paste porcelain, painted in red, yellow, pink, brown and black onglaze enamels

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.17-1934
Primary reference Number: 38417
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 2 June 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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