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Plate: C.71-1932

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Factory: Bow Porcelain Manufactory

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Description

Soft-paste porcelain octagonal plate, decorated with a powder blue ground, and reserves painted underglaze in blue.

Soft-paste porcelain octagonal plate, decorated with a powder blue ground, and reserves painted underglaze in blue: four fan-shaped reserves with Oriental landscapes and four circular with a stylized plant.

Notes

History note: Unknown before donor, Mrs W.D. (Frances Louisa) Dickson, Bournemouth

Legal notes

Given by Mrs W.D. Dickson

Measurements and weight

Height: 1 1/2 in
Width: 9 in

Place(s) associated

  • Stratford-le-Bow ⪼ Essex ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1932-10) by Dickson, W. D. (Frances Louisa), Mrs

Dating

18th Century, Mid
George II
Production date: circa AD 1760

School or Style

Oriental style

Components of the work

Decoration composed of cobalt-blue

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze
Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: five simulated Chinese characters
  • Location: Base
  • Method of creation: Painted underglaze in blue enamel
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.71-1932
Primary reference Number: 75877
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Audit data

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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