Skip to main content

Cream pail: C.3 & A-1967

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)

Maker(s)

Factory: Lund, Benjamin

Entities

Categories

Description

Soft-paste porcelain cream pail and ladle, painted in Chinese style in underglaze cobalt-blue.

Soft-paste porcelain cream pail and ladle, moulded, and painted underglaze in blue. The pail is of oval eight-lobed bucket shape, with wavy-edged rim, and diagonally-set overhead handle, which is moulded with scrolls, and supported on four low splayed feet. The ladle has a circular fluted bowl, and a straight scroll-moulded handle with a central flange. The pail is painted on one side with a tall Chinese lady, pointing to a flowering shrub, the reverse with a sampan in a river landscape.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Frederick John Parry Parker

Place(s) associated

  • Bristol ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1967) by Parker, Frederick John Parry

Dating

Mid-18th Century
George II
Circa 1750 CE - 1751 CE

Note

Cream pails of this type were also made at Liverpool.

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of cobalt-blue
Pail Diameter 7.0 cm Height 7.5 cm
Ladle Length 9.0 cm

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze
Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Soft-paste porcelain, moulded, glazed and painted underglaze in blue
Glazing (coating)

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.3 & A-1967
Primary reference Number: 32723
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 11 August 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Cream pail" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/32723 Accessed: 2022-09-27 01:44:55

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/32723 |title=Cream pail |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-09-27 01:44:55|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/api/v1/objects/object-32723

Please enter your name as you would like to be addressed
Please enter your email address
The object accession number - this is prefilled
Please enter your query with as much detail as possible

More objects and works of art you might like

Ice-pail

Accession Number: C.112.2 & A & B-1918

Ice-pail

Accession Number: C.112.1 & A & B-1918

Ladle

Accession Number: C.483-1928

Pail Custard with Pierced Cover

Accession Number: C.3100.1 & A-1928

Suggested products from Curating Cambridge

You might be interested in this...

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...