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Saucer: C.18-1934

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Lowestoft Porcelain Factory (Factory)

Description

Soft-paste porcelain saucer, decorated with an Oriental scene in polychrome enamels.

Soft-paste porcelain saucer, painted onglaze in pink, red, yellow, turquoise and black enamels. The circular saucer has shallow rounded sides, and stands on a low footring. It is painted in famille rose style with a Chinese lady seated cross-legged in a fenced garden, and a boy carrying a box, an insect in flight above. The rim is painted with a black 'dot and arrow' border between red lines.

Legal notes

Given by D.M. Hunting, Esq.

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 12.0 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
Production date: circa AD 1795

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

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

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

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

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.18-1934
Primary reference Number: 38419
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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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