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Pot-pourri vase: C.5 & A & B-1919

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Wedgwood (Factory)


Pot-pourri vase and cover. White stoneware, or parian, covered with dark royal blue glaze. Ovoid when cover is in place, supported by three goats legs standing on a triangular plinth. The body is encircled by a rib at the junction of the legs and body. The cover has a central flower final. The interior is glazed.


History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by F.A. Lart

Measurements and weight

Height: 24.6 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Etruria ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1919-12) by Lart, F. A.


19th century
Production date: circa AD 1850 : probably mid-nineteenth century

Materials used in production

uncertain whether white stoneware or parian Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Moulding : White stoneware or parian covered with dark royal blue glaze.

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: also: AA Y ?9

  • Text: WEDGWOOD
  • Location: On the base
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Factory mark

Inscription present: or 487?

  • Text: 157
  • Location: On the base
  • Method of creation: Incised
  • Type: Mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.5 & A & B-1919
Primary reference Number: 11608
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 23 August 2017 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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