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Plate: C.13A-1918

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Factory: Chelsea Porcelain Manufactory

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Description

Soft-paste porcelain plate, moulded and painted overglaze with flowers and butterflies in polychrome enamels.

Soft-paste porcelain plate, moulded, coated with glaze containing tin oxide to make it opaque and white, and painted in red, yellow, green, blue, pink and brown enamels. The plates are of circular silver shape, with crenellated rims and three cartouche-shaped thumbpieces. They are painted with scattered flower sprigs and insects, the rims and thumbpieces in brown.

Legal notes

Given by Ralph Griffin, MA

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 22.5 cm
Diameter: 8 7/8 in
Height: 3.5 cm
Height: 1 3/8 in

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Mid 18th Century
George II
Circa 1752 - 1754

Note

Silver-shaped plates and dishes of the 1750-52 period do not have foot-rings.

Components of the work

Decoration

Materials used in production

presumed lead-glaze containing tin-oxide to make it white and opaque Tin-glaze
red, yellow, green, blue, pink and brown Enamels
Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Soft-paste porcelain, moulded, coated with and painted overglaze with flowers and butterflies in polychrome enamels
Glazing (coating)

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.13A-1918
Primary reference Number: 71919
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 8 November 2022 Last processed: Friday 11 November 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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