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Pickle dish: C.4-1990

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Factory: Hicks, Meigh & Johnson

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Description

Stone china pickle or sauce dish, transfer-printed underglaze in blue, painted in enamel-colours and gilt, with an exotic bird on a flowering tree.

Pickle or sauce dish. Stone china, transfer-printed underglaze in blue, painted in enamel-colours and gilt. Blunt-ended leaf shape with scalloped edge and two scrolls at the blunt end forming a handle, standing on a shaped footring. Decorated inside with an exotic bird perching on a flowering tree in Oriental style, surrounded by a floral border. The handle is blue and the edge gilt.

Legal notes

Given by Mrs A. Urquhart

Measurements and weight

Height: 3.2 cm
Length: 15.3 cm

Relative size of this object

15.3 cm3.2 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Hanley ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1990) by Urquhart, A., Mrs

Dating

19th century
Circa 1825 CE - 1835 CE

School or Style

Oriental style

Components of the work

Decoration composed of gold

Materials used in production

Enamels
Stone china

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: an octagonal panel containing a crown between the words 'STONE CHINA'

  • Text: STONE CHINA
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Printed in blue
  • Type: Mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.4-1990
Primary reference Number: 75018
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 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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