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Saucer: C.151A-1932

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Factory: Spode

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Description

Bone china, painted with flowers in polychrome enamels, and gilt

Bone china, moulded, glazed, and painted in blue, yellow, shades of green, pink, red, purple, grey, and black enamels, and gilt. The circular saucer has deep curved sides, and a recessed base. The interior is decorated with a broad border of mixed flowers, including rose, convolvulous, and nasturtium, reserved in a gold ground. Below the rim is a reserved white rectangular zig-zag border, and there is a similar border around the central undecorated medallion.

Notes

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

Legal notes

Given by Mrs W.D. Dickson

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 14 cm
Height: 3 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Stoke ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Early 19th Century
Production date: circa AD 1820

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( polychrome) gold

Materials used in production

Glaze
Bone china

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Bone china, painted in polychrome enamels, and gilt
Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: SPODE 2049
  • Location: On base close to footring
  • Method of creation: Paintedin red
  • Type: Factory mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.151A-1932
Primary reference Number: 40615
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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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