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Flower pot: C.3 & A-1915

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Current Location: In storage


Factory: Wedgwood, Josiah




Jasper, white, partly washed in green, with white reliefs. Circular with sloping sides, expanding at the rim which slopes downwards on the inside. On the exterior there are five horizontal green zones separated by three white reeded bands and one narrower band. On the fourth green zone there is a continuous vine branch with grapes and leaves, and, on opposing sides, an applied white ring. The shallow circular stand is missing.


History note: Collection of Swann Hurrell, 30 Thompson’s Lane, Cambridge and from 1891, St Leonard’s (d. 1897); his niece, Miss Emily Beales, ‘Hurrell’, St Leonard’s on Sea

Legal notes

Given by Miss Emily Beales

Place(s) associated

  • Etruria ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1915-06-26) by Beales, Emily, Miss


George III
Circa 1790 - 1795


Roughly like No. 594 in the Shape Book rebound in 1916 or No. 838 in blue and white.

School or Style


Components of the work

Flower Pot Diameter 15.5 cm Height 11 cm

Materials used in production

Jasper ware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Jasper, white, partly washed in green, with press-moulded and applied white reliefs

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: on both flower pot and stand

  • Text: WEDGWOOD
  • Location: On the bases
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Mark

Inscription present: on flower pot

  • Text: S
  • Location: On the base
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.3 & A-1915
Primary reference Number: 11595
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

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

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