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Tea bowl: C.3092A-1928

Object information

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West Pans Porcelain Manufactory (Factory)
Littler, William (Potter)


Soft-paste porcelain teabowl, painted underglaze in blue.

Soft-paste porcelain teabowl, moulded, and painted in blue underglaze. The circular tea bowl has curved sides, moulded with three oval panels edged with flower wreath tied with ribbon bows, on a ribbed ground, the ground covered in runny underglaze 'Littler's Blue'.


History note: Mr Stoner, London, from whom bought, together with another tea bowl C.3092B-1928 and a teapot C.3091 & A-1928, for £19 on 11 October, 1918, by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 8.5 cm
Height: 4.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • West Pans ⪼ Scotland

Acquisition and important dates

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


Third quarter of 18th century
George III
Circa 1764 CE - 1777 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of cobalt-blue

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.3092A-1928
Primary reference Number: 38196
Old object number: 4498, vol. 27
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 20 November 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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