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A Flower Vase and Plants: C.129-1933

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

A Flower Vase and Plants

Maker(s)

Pottery: unidentified London pottery

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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 flower vase flanked by small plants; powdered manganese ground with a reserved carnation in each corner.

Notes

History note: Unknown before C.R. Jennings

Legal notes

Given by C.R. Jennings

Measurements and weight

Depth: 0.7 cm
Height: 12.7 cm
Width: 12.7 cm

Relative size of this object

12.7 cm12.7 cm7 mm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Second quarter of 18th century
George I
George II
Circa 1725 CE - 1750 CE

School or Style

Rococo

Components of the work

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

Materials used in production

Earthenware

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.129-1933
Primary reference Number: 15527
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 20 August 2018 Last processed: Saturday 15 January 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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