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Saucer dish: C.1-1983

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Object information

Maker(s)

Minton & Co. (Factory)

Description

Bone china saucer dish, with turquoise ground colour decorated with gilt flower sprays.

Bone china saucer dish, the turquoise ground decorated with three sprays of flowers, two scrolls and a gourd in raised gold and silver. Round the rim, two royal blue lines between gold lines. On the back, within the footring, turquoise ground colour.

Legal notes

Given anonymously in memory of George Edward Stretch

Measurements and weight

Height: 4.0 cm
Width: 23.2 cm

Relative size of this object

23.2 cm4 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Stoke ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1983) by Anonymous

Dating

Victorian
Second half of 19th Century
Production date: circa AD 1872

Components of the work

Decoration composed of gold

Materials used in production

Bone china

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: MINTON
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Mark
  • Text: J
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Mark

Inscription present: year cypher for 1872

  • Location: On base
  • Type: Mark

Inscription present: and three dots

  • Text: G.16.00
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Yellow enamel
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1-1983
Primary reference Number: 39422
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 24 April 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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