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Ceres holding a Cornucopia: C.127-1933

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Ceres holding a Cornucopia

Maker(s)

Pottery: unidentified London pottery

Entities

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Description

Buff earthenware, tin-glazed white on the upper surface and decorated in blue and powdered manganese. In middle, within an octagonal reserve, a figure of Ceres holding a cornucopia and a spray of flowers; powdered manganese ground with a reserved carnation in each corner.

Notes

History note: Unknwon before C.R. Jennings

Legal notes

Given by C.R. Jennings

Measurements and weight

Depth: 0.8 cm
Height: 12.6 cm
Width: 12.7 cm

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1933-10) by Jennings, C. R.

Dating

18th Century, second quarter#
George I
George II
Circa 1725 CE - 1750 CE

Note

This is one of only six tiles recorded of this design. Three of the others have the same colouring, and two have a blue ground and polychrome painting

School or Style

Rococo

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( blue and manganese-purple)
Front composed of tin-glaze

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.127-1933
Primary reference Number: 15524
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 20 August 2018 Last processed: Friday 16 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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