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Cup and saucer: C.165 & A-1932

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Factory: Rockingham China Works

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Description

Soft-paste porcelain moulded and painted with primrose-leaves in alternately pale and dark green enamels, and gilt.

Notes

History note: Unknown before donor, Mrs W.D. (Frances Louisa) Dickson, Bournemouth

Legal notes

Given by Mrs W.D. Dickson

Place(s) associated

  • Swinton ⪼ Yorkshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1932) by Dickson, W. D. (Frances Louisa), Mrs

Dating

Second quarter of 19th century
William IV
Production date: circa AD 1835

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( pale and dark green) gold
Saucer Diameter 6¼ in Height 3/4 in
Cup Height 3 in Width 4 in

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze
Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) : Soft-paste porcelain, painted and gilt

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: usual mark for Rockingham

  • Method of creation: In purple
  • Type: Mark
  • Text: 873
  • Location: On cup
  • Method of creation: In red
  • Type: Mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.165 & A-1932
Primary reference Number: 40575
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 22 October 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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