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Plate: C.40-1997

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Current Location: In storage


Factory: V. Paillart & H. Hautin




Yellow-glazed earthenware transfer-printed in black

Yellow-glazed earthenware printed onglaze in black. Circular with a narrow sloping rim, deep curved well, and flat centre. Decorated in the middle with a circular medallion enclosing a scene of huntsmen, horses, and hounds resting, titled in the lowest part of the circle, 'Le Repos' in script letters with '11' below. On the rim, between wide black bands, there is a continuous stem of stylized flowers and foliage.


History note: Uncertain; possibly the mother of the donor, G. H. W. Rylands, King's College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Given by G. H. W. Rylands in memory of his mother, Betha Wolferstan Rylands

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 24.7 cm
Height: 2.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Choisy-le-Roi ⪼ Val-de-Marne ⪼ France

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1997-07-14) by Rylands, G.H.W.


19th Century, second quarter#
Charles X
Louis Philippe I
Circa 1824 CE - 1836 CE


This plate was originally the eleventh in a set of twelve.The proprietors of the Choisy-le-Roi factory between 1824 and 1836 were Valentin Paillart and Hippolyte Hautin.

Materials used in production

yellow Glaze

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: P & H/CHOISY/11 in a shield
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Factory mark
  • Text: Le Repos/11
  • Location: On front
  • Method of creation: Transfer-printed in black
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.40-1997
Primary reference Number: 74935
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

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

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