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Plate: C.11-1918

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Object information

Current Location: Mezzanine Landing


Factory: Chelsea Porcelain Manufactory




Soft-paste porcelain plate, painted overglaze with floral sprigs in polychrome enamels.

Soft-paste porcelain plate, painted in blue, green, yellow, pink, red, and brown enamels. The plate is of cinquefoil circular shape, and stands on a low wedge-shaped footring. It is painted with scattered sprays and sprigs of flowers and has a brown-edged rim.

Legal notes

Given by Ralph Griffin, MA

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 22.3 cm
Height: 2.8 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1918-08-28) by Griffin, Ralph, MA


Mid 18th Century
George II
Red anchor period (1752-1756)
Production date: circa AD 1755

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Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel ( blue, green, yellow, pink, red, and brown)

Materials used in production

presumed lead-glaze Lead-glaze
Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) : Soft-paste porcelain, moulded and painted overglaze with floral sprigs in polychrome enamels

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.11-1918
Primary reference Number: 71344
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 19 February 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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