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Saucer: C.12-1976

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Maker(s)

Factory: Bristol Porcelain Manufactory

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Description

Hard-paste porcelain saucer, moulded and decorated onglaze with floral festoons in polychrome enamels, and gilt.

Hard-paste porcelain saucer, painted in red, yellow, green, purple and pink enamels. and gilt. The circular saucer has deep sides, the lobate rim with five segments. The saucer is painted with five festoons of coloured flowers, which hang from five gilt rings on the gilt dentil rim; with a simple central flower spray.

Legal notes

Given by the late Dr J.R. Tanner, M.A., St John's

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 11.8 cm
Diameter: 4 5/8 in
Height: 3 cm
Height: 1 1/8 in

Place(s) associated

  • Bristol ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1976-06-06) by Tanner, J. R., Dr

Dating

Second half of 18th century
George III
Circa 1775 CE - 1776 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( red, yellow, green, purple and pink) gold

Materials used in production

Glaze
Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) : Glazed hard-paste porcelain, moulded and decorated onglaze with floral festoons in polychrome enamels, and gilt

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: a cross

  • Text: +
  • Location: Base
  • Method of creation: Painted in greysh-blue onglaze enamel
  • Type: Mark
  • Text: 17
  • Location: Base
  • Method of creation: Painted in greysh-blue onglaze enamel
  • Type: Mark
  • Text: BRC 34
  • Location: Base
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.12-1976
Primary reference Number: 71599
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 29 September 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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