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Bowl: C.4-1933

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Amstel Porcelain Factory (Factory)


Hard-paste porcelain painted in polychrome with large insects and butterflies, interspersed with gold sprigs, on the outside of the bowl.


History note: Unknown before Ralph Griffin, MA, FSA

Legal notes

Given by Ralph Griffin, MA, FSA

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 10.8 cm
Height: 5.1 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Amstel ⪼ Holland ⪼ Netherlands

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1933-04-23) by Griffin, Ralph


Late 18th century
Circa 1784 CE - 1800 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel

Materials used in production

Glaze Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing : Hard-paste porcelain, painted overglaze in enamels and gold

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: A
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Incised
  • Type: Factory mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.4-1933
Primary reference Number: 75005
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 19 October 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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