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Pedestal: C.93-1932

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Factory: Derby Porcelain Factory




Soft-paste porcelain pedestal on four ornate scrolled feet, decorated on each side with an exotic bird painted in polychrome enamels amongst purple flowers.

Legal notes

Given by Mrs W.D. Dickson

Measurements and weight

Height: 4 in
Width: 5 1/4 in

Place(s) associated

  • Derby ⪼ Derbyshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1932-10-14) by Dickson, W. D. (Frances Louisa), Mrs


18th Century, second half#
George III
Production date: circa AD 1765


This pedestal seems to be unfinished, compared with C.94-1932 and C.95-1932, belonging to the same set. This pedestal, together with C.94-1932, is smaller in size than C.95-1932.

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( polychrome)

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze
Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Soft-paste porcelain : Soft-paste porcelain pedestal, painted in polychrome enamels
Glazing (coating)

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.93-1932
Primary reference Number: 76401
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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