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Tile: C.2834A-1928

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Object information

Maker(s)

Probably Unidentified Lambeth Pottery (Pottery)

Description

Buff earthenware, tin-glazed white on the upper surface and decorated in blue and powdered manganese. Painted in blue within an octagonal reserve is a standing figure in a landscape; powdered manganese ground with a reserved carnation in each corner.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Depth: 0.7 cm
Height: 12.5 cm
Width: 12.4 cm

Relative size of this object

12.4 cm12.5 cm7 mm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ Surrey ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Second quarter of 18th century
George I
George II
Circa 1725 CE - 1750 CE

Note

Made in the London area, probably at one of the Lambeth potteries

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( blue and powdered manganese) Front composed of tin-glaze

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2834A-1928
Primary reference Number: 15394
Old object number: 518
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 23 October 2020 Last processed: Saturday 15 January 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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