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Wedgwood Queen's ware plate with a vignette

Image attached to C.2-1995

An image of Plate. Wedgwood, Josiah (English potter 1730-1795). Made in Josiah Wedgwood's factory at Burslem and printed in Liverpool by Sadler and Green. Circular with wavy edge, narrow sloping rim, shallow curved sides, and flat centre. Decorated in the centre with a vignette showing a man fishing beside a lake, flanked by buildings and trees, and on the rim with six floral sprays. Cream-coloured earthenware (Queen's ware), moulded with featheredge, and printed onglaze in lilac, diameter, whole, 19.4 cm, circa 1765-1770. Rococo.

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Plate. Wedgwood, Josiah (English potter 1730-1795). Made in Josiah Wedgwood's factory at Burslem and printed in Liverpool by Sadler and Green. Circular with wavy edge, narrow sloping rim, shallow curved sides, and flat centre. Decorated in the centre with a vignette showing a man fishing beside a lake, flanked by buildings and trees, and on the rim with six floral sprays. Cream-coloured earthenware (Queen's ware), moulded with featheredge, and printed onglaze in lilac, diameter, whole, 19.4 cm, circa 1765-1770. Rococo.

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  • Accession Number: C.2-1995
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/39.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Jaymes Sinclair
  • Image height: 996 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 590.47kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 39/1

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18th Century angler angling cream creamware earthenware English fish fisherman fishing floral Georgian glazed Josiah Wedgwood lead-glazed moulded on-glazed onglaze overglaze plate pottery Queen's ware Roccoco Rococo Sadler and Green spray Staffordshire Pottery vignette Wedgwood Factory

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