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Dessert dish: C.10-1952

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)

Maker(s)

Factory: Don Pottery

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Description

Hybrid hard-paste porcelain porcelain, moulded, and painted in polychrome enamles with flowers, and gilt.

Hybrid hard-paste porcelain (probably), moulded, and painted overglaze in pink, yellow, blue, green and grey enamels, and gilt. The quatrefoil oval dish has rounded sides, and stands on a low wedge-shaped footring. It is painted with a large 'Turk's-Cap Lily' or Martagon Lily spray, the rim banded in gold.

Notes

History note: Llewellyn Jewitt Collection; John Rhodes, Potternewton House, Leeds; Bohn Collection. Given to Bernard Rackham by Mrs Calder, April 18 1949; given by Bernard Rackham in memory of Mr and Mrs J. Calder of Bath.

Legal notes

Given by Bernard Rackham in memory of Mr and Mrs J. Calder

Measurements and weight

Height: 3.0 cm
Width: 24.4 cm

Relative size of this object

24.4 cm3 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Swinton ⪼ Yorkshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1952-10) by Rackham, Bernard

Dating

Early 19th Century
George III
Circa 1810 - 1812

Note

The botanical specimen was taken from Curtis' Botanical Magazine, no. 893 (December 1805).

School or Style

botanical

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( pink, yellow, blue, green and grey) gold

Materials used in production

probably, not analysed Hybrid hard-paste
Glaze

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Hybrid hard-paste porcelain, painted in pink, yellow, blue, green and grey enamels, and gilt
Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Midland Counties Works of Art Exhibition, Derby, 1970 [printed] 'no.2101' and 'Jewitt L.' [inscribed]
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Printed and inscribed
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: unidentified auction sale catalogue extract with illustration, lot 173

  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Printed in black
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: 97 - printed

  • Text: Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery Exhibition, Don Pottery, 1983, 97
  • Location: On base
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.10-1952
Primary reference Number: 41196
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 29 March 2017 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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