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Cover for a Supper Service Dish: C.53A-1930

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Cover for a Supper Service Dish


Factory: Spode


  • Cover
  • cover for a supper service dish



White earthenware cover for a dish from a supper service, transfer-printed underglaze in blue with Greek Pattern


History note: Unknown before Dr W.M. Tapp

Legal notes

Given by Dr W. M. Tapp

Place(s) associated

  • Stoke ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1930-12-13) by Tapp, W. M., Dr


19th Century, Early#
Circa 1806 CE - 1833 CE


The designs for the Greek pattern service were derived from 'Outlines from the Figures and Compositions upon the Greek, Roman and Etruscan Vases of the late Sir William Hamilton, with engraved borders. Drawn and engraved by the late Mr Kirk', 1804. The Greek pattern was introduced in 1806.

School or Style

Greek Revival

Components of the work

Decoration composed of cobalt-blue

Materials used in production

presumed Lead-glaze

Techniques used in production

Transfer-printed underglaze

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 5 inside C with 8 below
  • Location: On underside of cover
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.53A-1930
Primary reference Number: 75463
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 23 January 2018 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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