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Tureen stand: C.3-1995

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Object information

Awaiting location update

Maker(s)

Factory: Wedgwood, Josiah

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Description

Cream-coloured earthenware (Queen's ware), moulded, lead-glazed, and painted in lilac enamel. Of rounded lozenge shape, with a shaped edge, and rim moulded with shells, scrolls and leaves, and a shallow centre. The moulding is outlined in lilac, and the rim and centre are strewn with asymmetrically placed motifs: a peony spray, two sprigs of leaves, and a spray of three larger leaves.

Notes

History note: Messrs A.F. Allbrook, Essex, from whom purchased in April 1983 by Sir Ivor Batchelor; Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor

Legal notes

Given by Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor

Measurements and weight

Length: 22.5 cm
Width: 16.7 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Burslem ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1995-01-23) by Batchelor, Ivor, Sir and Lady

Dating

18th Century, third quarter#
George III
Circa 1765 CE - 1775 CE

Note

The form was derived from a Sèvres soup tureen stand in the service given by Louis XV to the Duchess of Bedford in 1763 at the end of her husband's embassy to Paris to conclude the Peace at the end of the Seven Year's War. On 29 May 1765 Wedgwood wrote from London to Thomas Bentley, telling him that he had been taking patterns from it for three days. (Wedgwood MS E25-18093)

School or Style

Rococo

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel ( lilac)

Materials used in production

Lead-glaze
Cream-coloured earthenware

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Cream-coloured earthenware (Queen's ware), moulded, lead-glazed, and painted in lilac enamel
Lead-glazing

Inscription or legends present

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

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.3-1995
Primary reference Number: 11849
Old object number: 109
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 15 February 2019 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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