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Sugar bowl: C.6 & A-1915

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Maker(s)

Wedgwood (Factory)

Description

White earthenware (whiteware), moulded and decorated with variegated lustre (gold, platinum and iron). The bowl is formed as a shell standing on an approximately oval shell-shaped foot. The stand is approximately oval with seaweed or coral forming an emplacement for the foot of the shell bowl.

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 Sea

Legal notes

Given by Miss Emily Beales

Place(s) associated

  • Etruria ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

George III
Regency
Circa 1810 CE - 1825 1825 CE

Components of the work

Bowl: Height 12 cm Length 17.8 cm
Stand: Height 2.7 cm Length 23 cm
Decoration:

Materials used in production

gold, platinum and iron Variegated lustre White earthenware Lead-glaze

Techniques used in production

Moulding : White earthenware (whiteware), moulded and decorated with variegated lustre (gold, platinum and iron).
Lead-glazing

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: WEDGWOOD/O
  • Location: On the underside of the foot of the bowl
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Factory mark
  • Text: X
  • Location: On theunderside of the foot of the bowl
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Mark
  • Text: WEDGWOOD
  • Location: On the base of the stand
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Mark
  • Text: X
  • Location: On the base of the stand
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.6 & A-1915
Primary reference Number: 11981
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Sugar bowl" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/11981 Accessed: 2021-12-06 20:45:35

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