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Watering can: C.9 & A-1969

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)

Maker(s)

Factory: Derby Porcelain Manufactory

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Description

Soft-paste porcelain watering can.

Notes

History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by John Tillotson

Measurements and weight

Height: 25 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Derby ⪼ Derbyshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1969) by Tillotson, John

Dating

Bloor Period
19th century
Circa 1810 CE - 1820 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel ( blue, green, red) gold
Handle To Spout Length 43.5 cm

Materials used in production

possibly bone china Soft-paste porcelain
probably lead-glaze Glaze

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)
Moulding

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: crossed batons below a crown
  • Location: On the base
  • Method of creation: Painted in red enamel
  • Type: Factory mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.9 & A-1969
Primary reference Number: 131075
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 30 January 2019 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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