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The Disguised Astrologer: PER.C.8-1922

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


The Disguised Astrologer


Pottery: Unidentified Liverpool pottery
Printers: John Sadler and Guy Green




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


History note: Unknown before Spencer George Perceval

Legal notes

S.G. Perceval Bequest

Measurements and weight

Depth: 0.6 cm
Height: 12.4 cm
Width: 12.4 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Liverpool ⪼ Lancashire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


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


Made in Liverpool and printed by J.Sadler and G. Green

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of ceramic printing colour ( grey-black)
Front composed of tin-glaze

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: PER.C.8-1922
Primary reference Number: 15437
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 19 July 2018 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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