Skip to main content

Basin: C.8 & A-1911

An image of Basin

Terms of use

These images are provided for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-ND). To license a high resolution version, please contact our image library who will discuss fees, terms and waivers.

Download this image

Creative commons explained - what it means, how you can use our's and other people's content.

Alternative views

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Factory: Swansea (Uncertain)

Entities

Categories

Description

Soft-paste porcelain, moulded, glazed, and painted with flowers in polychrome enamels, and gilt.

Notes

History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by Mrs James Bedford

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 6 1/4 in
Height: 4 1/4 in

Place(s) associated

  • Swansea ⪼ Britain

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1911) by Bedford, James, Mrs

Dating

19th Century
Circa 1800 CE - 1900 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( polychrome) gold

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze
Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Soft-paste porcelain, moulded, glazed, and painted in polychrome enamels, and gilt
Glazing (coating)

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.8 & A-1911
Primary reference Number: 40714
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Basin" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/40714 Accessed: 2024-06-22 08:43:27

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/40714 |title=Basin |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-06-22 08:43:27|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/api/v1/objects/object-40714

Bootstrap HTML code for reuse

To use this as a simple code embed, copy this string:

<div class="text-center">
    <figure class="figure">
        <img src="https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/imagestore/aa/aa4/C_8_20_26_20A_1911_281_29.jpg"
        alt="Basin"
        class="img-fluid" />
        <figcaption class="figure-caption text-info">Basin</figcaption>
    </figure>
</div>
    

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...