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Plate: C.1480-1928

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Maker(s)

Pottery: Lambeth (Probably)

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Description

Buff earthenware, tin-glazed, and painted in blue, green, yellow, and red. Circular with a sloping rim, shallow sides, and flat centre with recessed base. The middle is decorated with flowering plants, a parrot perching in a tree, and flying insects; on there are three flying birds alternating with three stylized floral sprays

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

Diameter: 21.9 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Lambeth ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

3rd quarter 18th Century
George II
George III
Circa 1750 CE - 1775 CE

Note

Bird bird decoration enjoyed a vogue on pottery and porcelain in the mid 18th century. Here is it combined with pseudo-Oriental style flowers and foliage

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colour ( blue, green, yellow, and red)

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware
white Tin-glaze

Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing
Moulding

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1480-1928
Primary reference Number: 193201
Old object number: 205
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 29 January 2013 Updated: Tuesday 25 June 2019 Last processed: Monday 26 September 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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