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The Fox and the Crow: PER.C.7-1922

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Fox and the Crow

Maker(s)

Pottery: Unidentified Liverpool pottery
Printer: John Sadler and Guy Green
Printer: Green, Guy

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Description

Buff earthenware, tin-glazed white on the upper surface and transfer-printed in black. The Fox and the Crow; '88' border.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Spencer George Perceval

Legal notes

S.G. Perceval Bequest, 1922

Measurements and weight

Depth: 0.6 cm
Height: 12.7 cm
Width: 12.7 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Liverpool ⪼ Lancashire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1922-03-07) by Perceval, Spencer George

Dating

18th Century, third quarter#
George III
Circa 1765 CE - 1775 CE

Note

The design is adapted from an illustration in Dr Samuel Croxall's edition of Aesop's Fables (IX), 1722 and later editions. Possibly printed by Guy Green after Sadler's retirement in 1770.

School or Style

Rococo

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colour ( black)
Front composed of tin-glaze

Materials used in production

Earthenware

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: PER.C.7-1922
Primary reference Number: 15436
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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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