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Dish: C.24-1918

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Factory: Chelsea Porcelain Manufactory

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Description

Soft-paste porcelain dish, painted overglaze with flowers and insects in polychrome enamels.

Soft-paste porcelain dish, painted in red, yellow, green, blue, pink and brown enamels. The peach-shaped dish stands on a low wedge-shaped foot-ring, partly ground. It is painted with scattered flower sprays and insects, the rim edged in brown.

Legal notes

Given by Ralph Griffin, MA

Measurements and weight

Height: 3.5 cm
Height: 1 3/8 in
Width: 19 cm
Width: 7 7/16 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1918-08-28) by Griffin, Ralph, MA

Dating

Mid 18th Century
George II
Red anchor period (1752-1756)
Circa 1754 - 1756

Note

The flower painting is very close to that of the deutsche Blumen of contemporary Meissen porcelain, and the shape derives from a Japanese original. See documentation.

Components of the work

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

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze
Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) : Soft-paste porcelain, moulded and painted overglaze with flowers and insects in polychrome enamels

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: an anchor
  • Location: Base
  • Method of creation: Painted in red enamel
  • Type: Factory mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.24-1918
Primary reference Number: 73478
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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