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Dish: C.9-1974

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Decorator: Chevroton, L.
Factory: Villeroy & Boch




Biscuit stoneware, decorated with a seascape in enamels with incised details.


History note: Purchased

Legal notes

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 46.1 cm
Height: 4.1 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Mettlach ⪼ Germany

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1974-07-25) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


Early 20th century
Production date: circa AD 1920 : possibly earlier

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel

Materials used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: L. Chevroton
  • Location: On lower left edge of front
  • Type: Signature

Inscription present: Mettlach Tower mark with below a panel with METTLACH, with VB joined in a semi-circular outline joined to it below; then the other words and numbers

  • Type: Factory mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.9-1974
Primary reference Number: 76376
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 26 July 2017 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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