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A Bird perching on a Tree Stump: PER.C.26-1922

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Current Location: In storage


A Bird perching on a Tree Stump


Pottery: Unidentified Liverpool pottery




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 tree stump.


History note: Unknown before Spencer George Perceval, Henbury

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


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

School or Style


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.26-1922
Primary reference Number: 15427
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Friday 16 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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