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Mug: C.1382-1928

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)

Maker(s)

Maker: unidentified London pottery

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Description

Tin-glazed dark blue and painted in white

Buff earthenware, thrown, tin-glazed dark blue, and painted in white. Globular with a cylindrical neck and strap handle rounded on the exterior with a V-shaped terminal. Decorated with a Chinese figure seated in an Oriental landscape, and round the neck with a formal border.

Notes

History note: Mr Lennal of Syresham, near Brackley, Northants; Mr J. Bateman, Gloucester Green, Oxford who sold it in 1916 to Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 7.5 cm
Width: 9.8 cm

Relative size of this object

9.8 cm7.5 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928-12-07) by Glaisher, J.W.L.

Note

Formerly attributed to Norfolk House, Lambeth, however, sherds of this type have been found at various London pottery sites

School or Style

Ming Transitional
Chinoiserie

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colour ( opaque white)
Body
Handle

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware
dark blue Tin-glaze

Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1382-1928
Primary reference Number: 138437
Old object number: 4130
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 23 October 2020 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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