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Egg cup: C.20-1915

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Maker(s)

Wedgwood (Factory)

Description

White earthenware, transfer-printed in ochre-yellow, painted underglaze in blue, overglaze in red enamel, and gilt. Crater-shaped on a low circular foot. Decorated on each side of the bowl and on the foot with a Japan pattern floral spray. Round the rim there is a border of striped triangles and red and yellow spots at intervals.

Notes

History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by Miss Emily Beales

Measurements and weight

Height: 6.0 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Etruria ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

19th century
Circa 1800 - 1900

Note

Josiah Wedgwood & Sons

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel cobalt-blue gold

Materials used in production

White earthenware

Techniques used in production

Moulding

Inscription or legends present

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

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.20-1915
Primary reference Number: 11954
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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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