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Plate: EC.40-1942

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)

Maker(s)

Chantilly Porcelain Manufactory (Factory)

Description

Soft-paste porcelain painted in polychrome enamels with a central floral spray and on the rim with three smaller floral sprays

Soft-paste porcelain of creamy tone, moulded, lead-glazed, and painted in blue, green, yellow, orange, pale purple, and brown enamels. Circular with a wavy edge, gently sloping rim with four areas of wavy fluting, and shallow well, standing on a footring. Decorated in the centre with a large floral spray including a tulip, and on the rim, with three smaller sprays respectively of a rose, convolvulus and a yellow flower. The outer edge of the rim is outlined in brown.

Notes

History note: The Rev. G.A. Schneider; sold Sotheby's, 4 June 1942, Catalogue of European Ceramics and Glass comprising the interesting and extensive collection of the Rev. G.A. Schneider, p. 18, lot 84; sold for £10 to Louis C.G. Clarke, MA, Cambridge

Legal notes

Given by L.C.G. Clarke, MA

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 23.8 cm
Height: 3.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Chantilly ⪼ France

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1942) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray

Dating

Mid 18th Century
Louis XV
Circa 1755 CE - 1760 CE

School or Style

Rococo

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Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( blue, green, yellow, orange, purple, and brown)

Materials used in production

presumed lead-glaze Lead-glaze Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Soft-paste porcelain of creamy tone, moulded, glazed, and painted in blue, green, yellow, orange, purple, and brown enamels
Lead-glazing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: EC.40-1942
Primary reference Number: 82187
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 20 January 2021 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

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

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