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Plate: C.199B-1918

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Locré and Russinger's Factory


Hard-paste porcelain plate, painted in enamels with an Indian (?) woman, and on the rim with a broad gilded border of lyres and palmettes linked by scrolls

Hard-paste porcelain, moulded, painted in blue, green, yellow, pink, brown, and grey enamels, and gilded. Circular with a sloping rim, and shallow, slightly curved well. Decorated in the middle with an Indian (?) woman, standing three-quarters to left. She has brown hair, and wears large round earrings, three necklaces, two armbands, and a bracelet. She has a blue veil over the back of her head, a white garment with pink horizontal stripes, which leaves her right arm and part of her right torso bare, a pink and yellow striped shawl, and yellow shoes. The rim is decorated with a formal gilded border of alternating lyres and palmettes linked by scrolls with a plain gold band on the inner and outer edges.


History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by Ralph Griffin, MA, FSA

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 23.6 cm
Height: 3.1 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.199A-1918

In 1800 François Pouyat became sole owner, and in 1808 Russinger retired.

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( blue, green, yellow, pink, brown, and grey) gold

Materials used in production

Glaze Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

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

Inscription or legends present

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

Inscription present: part of a large square or rectangular label, partly torn away, with a printed black line running round inside the edge

  • Text: Paris/Fabrique de la Courtille/6
  • Location: On the back
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in pencil
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.199B-1918
Primary reference Number: 72952
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 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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