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Swiss slipware basin, by Andreas Lotscher

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An image of Swiss Slipware. Basin. Lötscher, Andreas (Swiss). Production Place: Switzerland, Canton Graubünden, Sant Antönien. Circular, wth shallow curved sides, and at the back, a vertical arched extension. The front of the exterior is decorated with a red flower flanked by leaves, and there is a plant in the middle of the vertical back, and the date 1841 (the second digit obliterated). Red earthenware, the front only coated with white slip and painted in brownish-red, green, and blue under lead-glaze. On the back some slip has run over from the front, but it is otherwise undecorated. Height 16.5 cm, width, whole, 24.5 cm, dated 1841.

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Swiss Slipware. Basin. Lötscher, Andreas (Swiss). Production Place: Switzerland, Canton Graubünden, Sant Antönien. Circular, wth shallow curved sides, and at the back, a vertical arched extension. The front of the exterior is decorated with a red flower flanked by leaves, and there is a plant in the middle of the vertical back, and the date 1841 (the second digit obliterated). Red earthenware, the front only coated with white slip and painted in brownish-red, green, and blue under lead-glaze. On the back some slip has run over from the front, but it is otherwise undecorated. Height 16.5 cm, width, whole, 24.5 cm, dated 1841.

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  • Accession Number: C.1970-1928
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/22.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Sam Cole
  • Image height: 1025 pixels
  • Image width: 769 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 411.69kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 22/1

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19th Century Andreas Lotscher basin cream earthenware Fitz_AA floral flowers glazed lead-glazed Lotscher plants pottery slipware Swiss Swiss slipware

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