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Sauce Tureen in the shape of a Cock with a Chick on its back: C.2739 & A-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Sauce Tureen in the shape of a Cock with a Chick on its back

Maker(s)

Factory: Alcora factory

Entities

Categories

Description

Tin-glazed earthenware painted in olive-green, yellow, orange, red, brown, and manganese

Notes

History note: Purchased in London, 1894

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 22.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Alcora ⪼ Valencia ⪼ Spain

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr

Dating

Mid 18th Century
Circa 1740 CE - 1760 CE

Note

Attributed to Delft by Rackham (1935), see Documentation for reattribution to Alcora

School or Style

Rococo

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( olive-green, orange, red, manganese)

Materials used in production

Tin-glaze
Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Earthenware, moulded in two parts (body and cover), tin-glazed, and painted in olive-green, orange, red, and manganese high-temperature colours
Tin-glazing

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: I with small dash below

  • Text: I
  • Location: Inside both pieces
  • Method of creation: Painted in red
  • Type: Mark
  • Text: A
  • Location: Inside the lid
  • Method of creation: Painted in purple
  • Type: Factory mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2739 & A-1928
Primary reference Number: 141207
Old object number: 694
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 29 November 2016 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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