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Dish: C.127-1918

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Factory: Bristol Porcelain Manufactory




Hard-paste porcelain dish, painted overglaze in green and black enamles and gilt.

Hard-paste porcelain dish, painted in various tones of green enamel, outlined in black, and gilt. The dish is of circular saucer shape, with spirally fluted sides of twenty-four flutes, and supported on a wedge-shaped footring. In the centre is a single rose spray in green camaieu, the rim is banded in gilt, and with eight green floral festoons pendant from gilt rings, above a border of 'trails' of dots of decreasing size.

Legal notes

Given by Ralph Griffin, MA

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 18.9 cm
Diameter: 7 3/8 in
Height: 3.6 cm
Height: 1 3/8 in

Place(s) associated

  • Bristol ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th Century, second half#
George III
Production date: circa AD 1775

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel ( shades of green and black) gold

Materials used in production

Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) : Hard-paste porcelain, moulded, and painted overglaze in green and black enamels, and gilt

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: B
  • Method of creation: Painted in pale greysh-blue enamel
  • Type: Mark

Inscription present: a cross

  • Text: +
  • Method of creation: Painted in pale greysh-blue enamel
  • Type: Mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.127-1918
Primary reference Number: 71706
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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