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Cup: MAR.C.13.2 & A-1912

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Object information

Maker(s)

Wedgwood, Josiah (Factory)
Templetown, Elizabeth, Lady (Designer)
Crewe, Emma (Designer)

Description

Jasper, white with green dip on the exterior of the cups and the interiors of the saucers, and white reliefs; engine-turned fluting and lapidary polished rim and interior. Translucent. The cups have a frieze of reliefs between the rim and the striped engine-turning round the lower part. The saucers have a border of acanthus and laurel leaves radiating inwards from the rim, and engine-turned stripes radiating from an undecorated circle in the centre. Cup has a putto with pipe, a dog, a vase of flowers, a dragonfly, two girls, one of whom is sewing from Domestic Employment, a plant, another plant, and a butterfly.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Charles Brinsley Marlay (1831-1912)

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Place(s) associated

  • Etruria ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley

Dating

Late 18th century
George III
Circa 1785 CE - 1795 1795 CE

Note

The reliefs known as Domestic Employment numbered 247 are attributed to Emma Crewe (fl. 1787-1818) and 248 to Lady Elizabeth Templetown (1747-1823).

School or Style

Neoclassical

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Saucer: Diameter 13 cm Height 2.7 cm
Cup: Height 4.5 cm Width 7.9 cm
Lower Part Of Cup: Relief: Reliefs:

Materials used in production

white and green Jasper ware

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: WEDGWOOD
  • Location: On the base of cup
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Mark
  • Text: S
  • Location: On the base of cup
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Mark
  • Text: 3
  • Location: On the base of cup
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Mark
  • Text: WEDGWOOD
  • Location: On the base of saucer
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Mark
  • Text: S
  • Location: On the base of saucer
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.C.13.2 & A-1912
Primary reference Number: 11576
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Saturday 19 September 2020 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Cup" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/11576 Accessed: 2021-12-06 20:34:38

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