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Plate: C.199A-1918

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Current Location: In storage


Factory: Locré and Russinger's Factory




Hard-paste porcelain plate decorated in enamels in the middle with an Indian solider, and on the rim with a broad gilded border of lyres and palmettes

Hard-paste porcelain, moulded, painted in blue, yellow, pink, reddish-brown, and black enamels, and gilded. Circular with a sloping rim, and shallow slightly curved well. There are three spur marks in the centre of the back. Decorated in the middle with an Indian (?) soldier who is facing towards the left. He has a pink turban a white tunicc, white stockings cross-gartered in pink, and brown shoes. He carries a sword in a blue scabbard, a shorter straight sword or dagger suspended from a shoulder belt, a large powder horn, and a musket whose stock rests on the ground.On the rim there is a formal border of alternating lyres and palmettes linked by scrolls with gold bands on the inner and outer edges.

Legal notes

Given by Ralph Griffin, MA, FSA

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 23.6 cm
Height: 3.3 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Paris ⪼ France

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1918) by Griffin, Ralph


Circa 1800 CE - 1820 CE


From the same service as C.199B-1918.

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( blue, yellow, pink, reddish-brown, and black) gold

Materials used in production

Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Hard-paste porcelain, moulded, painted in blue, yellow, pink, reddish-brown, and black enamels, and gilded
Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: crossed arrows
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Painted underglaze in blue
  • Type: Mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.199A-1918
Primary reference Number: 72951
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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