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Flowers in a Wicker Basket: PER.C.36-1922

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)

Titles

Flowers in a Wicker Basket

Maker(s)

Pottery: Redcliff Back (Probably)
Proprietor of pottery: Frank, Richard

Entities

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Description

Buff earthenware, tin-glazed pale blue on the upper surface and painted in 'Fazackerly' colours; blue, green, orange, red and manganese, and in bianco-sopra-bianco. In the middle, an arrangement of flowers in a wicker basket; border and corners of stylised flowers and foliage in bianco-sopra-bianco.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Spencer George Perceval, Henbury

Legal notes

S.G. Perceval Bequest

Measurements and weight

Depth: 0.7 cm
Height: 13.6 cm
Width: 13.4 cm

Relative size of this object

13.4 cm13.6 cm7 mm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Bristol ⪼ Somerset ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Third quarter of 18th century
George III
Circa 1760 CE - 1770 CE

School or Style

Rococo

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( blue, green, orange, red and manganese, and in bianco-sopra-bianco)
Front composed of tin-glaze

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: PER.C.36-1922
Primary reference Number: 15399
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 15 January 2016 Last processed: Saturday 15 January 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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