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Plate: EC.22-1942

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Object information

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Maker(s)

Factory: Amstel Porcelain Factory

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Description

Hard-paste porcelain painted in blue, green and red enamels and gilt. Circular with a lightly lobed rim and curved well. Painted with seven asymmetrically placed cornflower sprigs, and gilded on the edge of the rim.

Notes

History note: The 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 (decd.)... p. 17, third part of lot 78; purchased for the Fitzwilliam Museum with money given by Professor Stanley Cook, Litt. D., FBA, in memory of his wife

Legal notes

Purchased with money given by Professor Stanley Cook in memory of his wife

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 25.7 cm
Height: 3.2 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Amstel ⪼ United Provinces of the Netherlands

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th Century, Late
1785 - 1790

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel ( blue, green, and red)

Materials used in production

Glaze
Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing : Hard-paste porcelain, moulded, glazed, painted in blue, green, and red enamels, and gilded

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: in joined letters

  • Text: Amstel
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Painted in blue
  • Type: Factory mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: EC.22-1942
Primary reference Number: 76909
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 19 October 2016 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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