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Part of Agricultural Devices Dinner Service: C.12-1915

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Object information

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. Circular with narrow rim, curved sides and flat centre. In the centre, 'Agricultural Devices', design no. 47: a well and bucket, a dovecote and a jug. On the rim, a pail with a sieve over it, and dish beside it, also three beans tied together.

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 Seaunknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by Miss Emily Beales

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 22.5 cm
Height: 2.0 cm

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

Lead-glaze Cream-coloured earthenware

Techniques used in production

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

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: WEDGWOOD
  • Location: On the base
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Factory mark
  • Text: P
  • Location: On the base
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Mark
  • Text: 10
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.12-1915
Primary reference Number: 11670
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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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