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Stand: C.2190-1928

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Current Location: In storage


Factory: Ferniani Factory




Stand for an oval basket. Earthenware, tin-glazed greyish-white on both sides. Painted in blue, green, yellow, orange-red, and manganese.
Oval with flat centre, shallow sides and broad, gently sloping rim, pierced to resemble interlacing wickerwork.
On the right is a group of flowering plants beside a fence, and on the left a small flowering shrub, surrounded by a narrow trellis border broken by four flowers and four floral panels. The rim is decorated with small flowers and leaves and has a green edge.


History note: Max and Maurice Rosenheim; Sotheby's, 4 May 1923, lot 279; * £1.10.0; Dr J.W.L. Glaisher

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 2.7 cm
Length: 26.8 cm
Width: 20.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Faenza ⪼ Emilia-Romagna ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr


18th Century, Late
Circa 1770 CE - 1790 CE


Conte Annibale II Ferniani's interest in Oriental porcelain, as well as the need to keep up with fashion, led to the introduction of Oriental patterns at Faenza. The pattern on this dish, known as garofano (carnation) was derived from a late seventeenth- or early eighteenth-century Kakiemon pattern featuring a pom-pom chrysanthemum. Known initially as porcellana nuova or giapponese del casotto, it was introduced in 1767.

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Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( in blue, green, yellow, orange-red, and manganese)

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Moulding : Earthenware, tin-glazed greyish-white on both sides. Painted in blue, green, yellow, orange-red, and manganese.

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2190-1928
Primary reference Number: 73182
Old object number: 4432
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 11 August 2016 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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