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Plate: C.9-1915

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Wedgwood (Factory)


White earthenware (pearlware), transfer-printed underglaze in blue. Circular with narrow sloping border, shallow sides and very slightly convex centre. Decorated overall with 'Blue Bamboo' (or 'New Chinese pattern with Urn'). A vase decorated with a seated figure playing a stringed musical instrument is standing on a low table flanked by bamboo and flowering plants. The sides are decorated with a trellis band, and the rim with a floral border.


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

Diameter: 20.6 cm
Height: 2.2 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Etruria ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


Early 19th Century
George III
Circa 1805 CE - 1815 CE


Wedgwood & Byerley or Josiah Wedgwood II

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of cobalt-blue ( in printing medium)

Materials used in production

White earthenware Lead-glaze

Techniques used in production

Moulding : White earthenware (pearlware), transfer-printed underglaze in blue.

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: sideways

  • Text: WEDGWOOD/D
  • Location: On the base
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Mark
  • Text: RR
  • Location: On the base
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.9-1915
Primary reference Number: 11927
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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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