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Pedestal: C.95-1932

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Derby Porcelain Factory (Factory)

Description

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 5/8 in
Width: 6 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

Dating

Mid 18th Century
George III
Production date: circa AD 1765

Note

This pedestal is the biggest in size in the set.

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( polychrome) gold

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

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

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.95-1932
Primary reference Number: 76439
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 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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