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saucer

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1936,0715.83.CR

  • Description

    Saucer; porcelain; dark blue border painted with medallions enclosing classical busts on pink ground; painted in centre in grisaille with classical vase with flower garland in colours;gilt fronds on border on blue ground, gilt rim and marked with gilt anchor.

  • Producer name

  • Date

    • 1770-1780 (circa)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Diameter: 12.6 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        maker's mark
      • Inscription Position

        base
      • Inscription Comment

        gold anchor.
  • Curator's comments

    Vase decoration on Worcester porcelain is attributed to the London workshop of James Giles - see Stephen Hanscombe's 2005 exhibition catalogue 'James Giles China and Glass Painter 1718-80' nos.83-87.

  • Location

    Not on display

  • Condition

    Several small chips to footrim. [Feb 2010]

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1936

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number

    1936,0715.83.CR

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