Skip to main content

Plate: C.199B-1918

An image of Plate

Terms of use

These images are provided for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-ND). To license a high resolution version, please contact our image library who will discuss fees, terms and waivers.

Download this image

Creative commons explained - what it means, how you can use our's and other people's content.

Alternative views

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Locré and Russinger's Factory

Entities

Categories

Description

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.

Notes

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

Dating

Circa 1800 CE - 1820 CE

Note

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

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.199B-1918
Primary reference Number: 72952
Stable URI

Audit data

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Plate" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/72952 Accessed: 2022-10-06 20:42:09

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/72952 |title=Plate |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-10-06 20:42:09|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/api/v1/objects/object-72952

Bootstrap HTML code for reuse

To use this as a simple code embed, copy this string:

<div class="text-center">
    <figure class="figure">
        <img src="https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/imagestore/aa/aa23/C_199_20B_1918.jpg"
        alt="Plate"
        class="img-fluid" />
        <figcaption class="figure-caption text-info">Plate</figcaption>
    </figure>
</div>
    

Please enter your name as you would like to be addressed
Please enter your email address
The object accession number - this is prefilled
Please enter your query with as much detail as possible

More objects and works of art you might like

Dish/plate

Accession Number: E.278.1900

Small plate

Accession Number: C.183C-1934

Plate

Accession Number: E.P.449

Small plate

Accession Number: C.183B-1934

Suggested products from Curating Cambridge

You might be interested in this...

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...