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Dish: EC.17-1942

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Object information

Awaiting location update

Maker(s)

Zurich Porcelain Manufactory (Production)

Description

Dish or spoon tray, hard-paste porcelain, painted underglaze in blue

Notes

History note: The Rev. G.A. Schneider, Cambridge; sold Sotheby's, 4 June 1942, Catalogue of European Ceramics and Glass comprising the interesting and extensive collection of the Rev. G.A. Schnieder . . ., p. 17, fifth part of lot 79; purchased for the Fitzwilliam Museum with money given by Prof. Stanley Cook in memory of his wife

Legal notes

Bought using funds given by Professor Stanley Cook, in memory of his wife

Measurements and weight

Height: 3.8 cm
Width: 18.1 cm

Relative size of this object

18.1 cm3.8 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Zürich ⪼ Switzerland

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1942-04-06) by Sotheby's

Dating

Late 18th century
Production date: circa AD 1780

Components of the work

Decoration composed of cobalt-blue

Materials used in production

Glaze Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Hard-paste porcelain moulded, and painted underglaze in blue
Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Z
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Painted underglaze in blue
  • Type: Factory mark
  • Text: k
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Mark
  • Text: 2
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Incised
  • Type: Mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: EC.17-1942
Primary reference Number: 76890
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 20 October 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Dish" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/76890 Accessed: 2022-08-17 14:21:46

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