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A Bird perching on a Leafy Branch: PER.C.25-1922

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Object information

Titles

A Bird perching on a Leafy Branch

Maker(s)

Unidentified Liverpool pottery (Pottery)

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 left, 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

Third quarter of 18th century
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

buff, fine-grained Earthenware

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: PER.C.25-1922
Primary reference Number: 15426
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 29 November 2017 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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