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Part of Agricultural Devices Dinner Service: C.13-1915

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Part of Agricultural Devices Dinner Service


Factory: Wedgwood




Cream-coloured earthenware (Queen's ware), transfer-printed and painted in brown and grey enamels. Circular with narrow rim, curved sides and flat centre. In the centre, 'Agricultural Devices' design no. 30: a four-barred gate, a crook, basket, shears, and a pole with 'WB' at the top right end (not present on the design which has 'GE'). On the rim, a hammer and crossed tree branches, also wool carding combs.


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: 2.0 cm
Width: 22.4 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Etruria ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


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

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( brown and grey)

Materials used in production

Cream-coloured earthenware

Techniques used in production

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

Inscription or legends present

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

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.13-1915
Primary reference Number: 11672
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 15 December 2023 Last processed: Friday 15 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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