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A Flower Arrangement in a Conical Bowl: PER.C.34-1922

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Current Location: In storage


A Flower Arrangement in a Conical Bowl


Pottery: Limekiln Lane (Possibly)




Buff earthenware, tin-glazed white on the upper surface and decorated in blue and powdered manganese. In the middle, within an octagon reserve, an arrangement of flowers in a conical bowl; powdered manganese ground with a reserved carnation in each corner.


History note: Unknown before Spencer George Perceval, Henbury

Measurements and weight

Depth: 0.8 cm
Height: 12.1 cm
Width: 12.1 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Bristol ⪼ Somerset ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1922) by Perceval, Spencer George


18th Century, second quarter#
George I
George II
Circa 1725 CE - 1750 CE


Probably made in Bristol, possibly at Limekiln Lane pottery

School or Style


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: PER.C.34-1922
Primary reference Number: 15398
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 29 November 2017 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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