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Coffee can: C.19-1996

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

New Hall Porcelain Factory (Factory)

Description

Hybrid hard-paste porcelain coffee can, bat-printed with a countryside landscape, and gilt.

Hybrid hard-paste porcelain coffee can, bat-printed in black and gilt. Cylindrical with very shallow recessed base and ring handle. Decorated on one side with a cottage among trees with a washing line to the left of it, and on other with a landscape with distant houses. There is one gilt band above the base and a narrow band and a wide band round the rim. The outside of the handle is decorated with seven stylised leaves.

Notes

History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by Mrs Muriel Elizabeth Webb

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 6.8 cm
Height: 6.3 cm
Width: 8.6 cm

Relative size of this object

8.6 cm6.3 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Hanley ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England
  • Shelton ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1996) by Webb, M. E., Mrs

Dating

Early 19th Century
George III
Production date: circa AD 1810

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel ( black) gold

Materials used in production

presumed lead-glaze Glaze Hybrid hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Lead-glaze : Hard-paste porcelain bat-printed in black and gilt

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.19-1996
Primary reference Number: 40464
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 12 June 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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