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Creamboat: C.126-1918

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Factory: Bristol Porcelain Manufactory
Proprietor: Champion, Richard

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Description

Hard-paste porcelain creamboat, painted underglaze with blue flowers.

Hard-paste porcelain creamboat, painted in blue underglaze. The oval creamboat has fluted sides and pinched-lip spout, with a double ribbed C-scroll handle, and stand on a low foot-ring. It is painted with two flower sprays and scattered sprigs, the interior with a cell diaper border intersperced with florettes around the rim and a single sprig.

Legal notes

Given by Ralph Griffin, MA

Measurements and weight

Height: 5.5 cm
Height: 2 3/16 in
Length: 12.5 cm
Length: 4 15/16 in

Place(s) associated

  • Bristol ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1918-08-27) by Griffin, Ralph, MA

Dating

Second half of 18th century
George III
Production date: circa AD 1775

School or Style

Rococo

Components of the work

Decoration composed of cobalt-blue

Materials used in production

Glaze
Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: a corss

  • Text: +
  • Location: On the base
  • Method of creation: Painted underglaze in blue
  • Type: Mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.126-1918
Primary reference Number: 71685
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 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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