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Tile: C.3-1929

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Potter: Unknown




Fritware painted in blue and green under a colourless glaze

Probably fritware, mould made, painted under the glaze in blue and green under a colourless glaze
Shape: roughly square with straight sides
Upper side: a spray of blue carnations spring from a blue vase, both the spray and vase are clasped by a green agrafe. Either side of the vase, two smaller floral sprays and along each vertical edge two partial cypress trees with sprouting prunus style branches, all painted in blue and green.
Underside: undecorated.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Lady Courtney of Penwith

Measurements and weight

Depth: 1 cm
Height: 25 cm
Weight: 1191 g
Width: 25.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1929-05-29) by Lady Courtney of Penwith


17th Century-18th Century#
Circa 1600 CE - 1799 CE

School or Style


Components of the work

Upper Surface composed of pigment ( blue, green)
Decoration composed of glaze ( colourless)

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Moulding : Probably fritware, mould made, painted under the glaze in blue and green under a colourless glaze

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.3-1929
Primary reference Number: 17579
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 14 February 2024 Last processed: Wednesday 14 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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