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Tea service: C.1554-1928

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Unidentified Liverpool pottery (Pottery)


Tin-glazed earthenware painted in blue


History note: Mr Stewart Acton, Brighton from who purchased on 17 November 1923 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

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Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Place(s) associated

  • Liverpool ⪼ Lancashire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


3rd quarter 18th Century
George II
Circa 1750 CE - 1760 CE


See the entries for the individual pieces in the teasetC.1554.1 & A-1928, C.1554.2-1928, C.1554.3-1928, C.1554.4 & A-1928, C.1554.5 & A-1928 and c.1554.6 & A-1928

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Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colour ( blue from cobalt oxide) Parts

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware Tin-glaze

Techniques used in production


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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1554-1928
Primary reference Number: 166993
Old object number: 4259
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 28 February 2019 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

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

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