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Cup: C.132 & A-1918

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Factory: Bristol Porcelain Manufactory

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Description

Hard-paste porcelain cup and saucer, decorated with flowers in polychrome enamel colours and gilt. Depicting a large wreath of ears of corn and foliage, and an octagonal panel containing large flowers.

Legal notes

Given by Ralph Griffin, MA

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1918-08-18) by Griffin, Ralph, MA

Dating

Second half of 18th century
George III
Production date: circa AD 1780

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( polychrome) gold
Saucer Diameter 5 3/8 in Height 1 1/4 in
Cup Height 2 1/2 in Length 3 1/2 in

Materials used in production

Glaze
Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) : Hard-paste porcelain, decorated with flowers in polychrome enamel colours and gilt

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: X followed by a long vertical line
  • Method of creation: Painted in grey enamel
  • Type: Mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.132 & A-1918
Primary reference Number: 71806
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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