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Ink pot: C.114 & A-1933

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Factory: Swansea




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

Soft-paste porcelain, moulded and glazed. The cover and outside of the shell-like bowl are painted with gold stripes. The inside of the shell is decorated with coloured blossom.

Legal notes

Beqeuathed by The Rev. A.V. Valentine-Richards

Measurements and weight

Height: 2 3/4 in
Width: 3 7/8 in

Place(s) associated

  • Swansea ⪼ Wales

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1933) by Valentine-Richards, A. V., The Rev


19th Century, Early#
Circa 1814 CE - 1822 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( polychorme) gold

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze
Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

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

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Swansea
  • Method of creation: In red
  • Type: Mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.114 & A-1933
Primary reference Number: 41153
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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