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Saucer: C.17A-1915

Object information

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Factory: Wedgwood




White earthenware transfer-printed in ochre-yellow, painted underglaze blue, overglaze in red and yellow enamels, and gilt. The saucer is circular with deep, curved sides, and flat base, slightly recessed underneath. Decorated outside with two Japan pattern arrangements of flowers and foliage, with three smaller sprays above, a sprig in the middle of the interior, and a spray down the back of the handle. Round the rim is a border of striped triangles with red and yellow half flowers at intervals

Legal notes

Given by Miss Emily Beales

Place(s) associated

  • Etruria ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1915-06-26) by Beales, Emily, Miss


Victoria I
19th century
Production date: AD 1870

School or Style

Imari style

Materials used in production

gold Gilt
White earthenware

Techniques used in production

Painting overglaze
Painting underglaze
Transfer printing

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.17A-1915
Primary reference Number: 72505
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 30 June 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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