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Cup: C.145 & A-1918

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Object information

Maker(s)

Swansea (Factory)

Description

Soft-paste porcelain, moulded, glazed and decorated with flower sprigs in polychrome enamels and gilt.

Soft-paste porcelain, with lobed and gilt border. The outer side of the cup and the inner side of the saucer are moulded in relief with hawthorn flowers. There is further decoration of flower sprays painted in colours.

Legal notes

Given by Ralph Griffin, MA, FSA

Place(s) associated

  • Swansea ⪼ Wales

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

19th century
Circa 1820 CE - 1830 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( polychrome) gold Saucer Diameter 6 3/4 in Height 1 1/2 in
Cup Height 2 5/8 in
Cup Outer Side Saucer Inner Side

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.145 & A-1918
Primary reference Number: 41137
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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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