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Dessert dish: C.339-1991

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Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Factory: C. J. Mason & Co.

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Description

Stone china dessert dish, transfer-printed in black and painted in polychrome with imitation machine-made lace pattern.

Stone china, transfer-printed in black and painted in pale blue, green, yellow and orange enamel-colours. Approximately figure-of-eight shaped with six lobes and two handles at the waist, standing on an oval footring. Decorated in imitation of machine-made lace with two circular motifs in the middle and a border round the edge. The two circular motifs are surrounded by eight sprays of leaves and groups of dots.

Notes

History note: Bequeathed by Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950; transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, Maidenhead, 1991.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950; transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991.

Measurements and weight

Height: 4.3 cm
Length: 28.2 cm
Width: 19.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Fenton ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1950) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio

Dating

19th Century, second quarter#
William IV
Production date: circa AD 1830

Components of the work

Decoration composed of ceramic printing colour ( black) enamels ( pale blue, green, yellow and orange)

Materials used in production

Stone china

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Stone china, moulded, transfer-printed in black and painted in pale blue, green, yellow and orange enamel-colours.

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: a crown above 'NEW STONE/CHINA'

  • Text: NEW STONE/CHINA
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Transfer-printed in black
  • Type: Mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.339-1991
Primary reference Number: 74593
Packing number: EURCER 1025
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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