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Tile: C.1706-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

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 the middle, within an octagonal reserve, a tall vase of flowers flanked by birds; powdered manganese ground with a reserved carnation in each corner.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Depth: 0.8 cm
Height: 12.4 cm
Width: 12.4 cm

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928-12-07) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr

Dating

18th Century, second quarter#
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

buff Earthenware

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1706-1928
Primary reference Number: 15533
Old object number: 516
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 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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