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Factory: Swansea




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

Soft-paste porcelain painted in greyish-blue, green, pink, iron-red, brown and black enamels. Circular with a shaped edge of six large and six small arcs, gently sloping rim and shallow well, standing on a footring. Decorated in the well with a fish in a pond among flowering plants, and on the rim with alternate blossom sprays and insects. A wide brown line encircles the edge.


History note: Unknown before Canon James Owen, Cambridge

Legal notes

Bequeathed by James Owen

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 24.2 cm
Height: 2.7 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Swansea ⪼ Wales

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1994-04-25) by Owen, James


19th Century, Early#
Circa 1817 CE - 1822 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( greyish-blue, green, pink, iron-red, brown and black)

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze
Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Soft-paste porcelain painted in greyish-blue, green, pink, iron-red, brown and black enamels
Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: NANTGARW/C.W.
  • Method of creation: Impressed into base
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.5-1994
Primary reference Number: 41181
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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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