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Basket: C.160-1918

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Factory: Bow Porcelain Manufactory

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Description

Oval soft-paste porcelain basket, moulded and decorated with modelled faces of satyrs and nymphs as terminals of handles and painted overglaze with flowers and birds in polychrome enamels. There is a floral pattern on the outside, and red diaper work inside the rim.

Legal notes

Given by Ralph Griffin, MA

Measurements and weight

Height: 12.7 cm
Width: 22.9 cm

Relative size of this object

22.9 cm12.7 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Stratford-le-Bow ⪼ Essex ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

19th century
1800 - 1899

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( polychrome)

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze
Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Soft-paste porcelain, moulded and decorated with modelled faces of satyrs and nymphs as terminals of handles and painted with flowers and birds in polychrome enamels
Glazing (coating)

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.160-1918
Primary reference Number: 72292
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 12 March 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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