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Part of Agricultural Devices Dinner Service: C.10-1915

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Part of Agricultural Devices Dinner Service

Maker(s)

Wedgwood (Factory)

Description

Cream-coloured earthenware (Queen's ware), transfer-printed and painted in brown and grey. Oval with a slight point at one end, and an integral D-shaped lug at the other, standing on a footring. Printed and painted in shades of brown, in the middle, 'Agricultural Devices' design no. 35: a drying rack, a pump, a trough, and a bucket containing a staff. Narrow band around the rim.

Notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 3.5 cm
Length: 29.3 cm

Relative size of this object

29.3 cm3.5 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Etruria ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Early 19th Century
George III
Circa 1810 CE - 1815 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( brown and grey) Motifs

Materials used in production

Queen's ware Cream-coloured earthenware Lead-glaze

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Cream-coloured earthenware (Queen's ware) transfer-printed and painted in brown and grey enamels
Lead-glazing

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: in large type

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

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.10-1915
Primary reference Number: 11666
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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