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Dinner plate: C.71-1992

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Josiah Wedgwood & Sons Ltd (Factory)
Whistler, Laurence (Designer)

Description

Bone china, moulded, glazed, printed onglaze in black enamel and painted in pink with 'Dolphin' pattern, and gilt.

Bone china, printed onglaze in black and painted in pink with 'Dolphin' pattern. Circular with wide rim and shallow well. In the centre there is a dolphin and waves; on the rim, wavy fronds of seaweed with starfish on the inside of it and spiral shells on the outside. The rim is encircled by a gilt band.

Notes

History note: Uncertain before Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor

Legal notes

Given by Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 27.3 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Etruria ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1992-04-27) by Batchelor, Ivor, Sir and Lady

Dating

Mid-20th Century
Circa 1955 CE - 1956 CE

Note

Designed by Laurence Whistler, CBE, 1955.

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( black and pink) gold

Materials used in production

Glaze Bone china

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Bone china, printed onglaze in black enamel and painted in pink enamel, and gilt
Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: a dolphin in outline containing 'DOLPHIN' BY LAURENCE WHISTLER WEDGWOOD BARLASTON' with 'MADE IN ENGLAND' printed in black; 'W 4275/F' painted in red enamel

  • Text: 'DOLPHIN' BY LAURENCE WHISTLER WEDGWOOD BARLASTON' with 'MADE IN ENGLAND' and 'W 4275/F'
  • Method of creation: Printed in black and painted in red enamel
  • Type: Mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.71-1992
Primary reference Number: 41217
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 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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