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Beaker (drinking vessel): C.232-1918

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Uncertain Plymouth Porcelain Manufactory (Factory)


Hard-paste(?) porcelain beaker, decorated in famille rose style with trailing peony in polychrome enamles.

Hard-paste (?) porcelain beaker, painted in red, green, brown and puce enamels. The straight-sided handleless beaker is moulded with twenty concave flutes, and stands on a low footring. It is painted in famille rose style with trailing peony sprays, with some outlined in black.

Legal notes

Given by Ralph Griffin, MA, FSA

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 6.5 cm
Height: 6.7 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Plymouth ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1918) by Griffin, Ralph, MA, FSA


18th century
George III
Circa 1768 CE - 1770 CE


Attribution doubtful

School or Style

famille rose

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( red, green, brown, black and puce)

Materials used in production

Glaze Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) : Hard-paste (?) porcelain, painted in red, green, brown, black and puce enamels

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.232-1918
Primary reference Number: 40482
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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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