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Tureen stand: C.181-1975

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Factory: Spode




Bone china painted in enamels with the crest of the Copeland family and gilt

Bone china, painted in red, green, and black enamels, and gilt. Oval lobed shape with a wavy edge, with moulded and gilt roses at each end. The crest of the Copeland family is painted on one side, and there is a shaped gold line running round the space for the foot of a sauce tureen.


History note: Gabor Cossa, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, from whom purchased by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Legal notes

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Length: 22.1 cm
Width: 18.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Stoke ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1975-12-04) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


Early 19th Century
Production date: circa AD 1810

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( polychrome) gold

Materials used in production

Bone china

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Bone china, moulded, glazed, painted overglaze in red, green and black enamels, and gilt
Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: SPODE
  • Location: On the base
  • Method of creation: Painted in red
  • Type: Mark
  • Text: O X
  • Location: On the base
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.181-1975
Primary reference Number: 40639
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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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