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A Bird perching on a Leafy Branch: PER.C.23-1922

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

A Bird perching on a Leafy Branch

Maker(s)

Pottery: Unidentified Liverpool pottery

Entities

Categories

Description

Buff earthenware, tin-glazed white on the upper surface and painted in blue, green, yellow and manganese. In the middle, a bird, facing to the right, perching on a leafy branch.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Spencer George Perceval

Legal notes

S.G. Perceval Bequest, 1922

Measurements and weight

Depth: 0.7 cm
Height: 12.6 cm
Width: 12.6 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Liverpool ⪼ Lancashire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th Century, third quarter#
George II
George III
Circa 1750 CE - 1775 CE

School or Style

Rococo

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( blue, green, yellow and manganese)
Front composed of tin-glaze

Materials used in production

Earthenware

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: PER.C.23-1922
Primary reference Number: 15424
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 29 November 2017 Last processed: Friday 16 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "A Bird perching on a Leafy Branch" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/15424 Accessed: 2024-07-15 16:15:57

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