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Tea bowl: C.3109 & A-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Factory: Lowestoft Porcelain Factory

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Description

Soft-paste porcelain teabowl and saucer, moulded in low relief with a floral motif.

Soft-paste porcelain tea bowl and saucer, moulded in low relief. Both pieces have shallow, rounded sides, and stand on wedge-shaped footrings. They are moulded with three beaded medallions separated by three vertical tapering trellis panels, from which spring flowering branches.

Notes

History note: Bought from Mr Harrington Smith, St Anne's, Lowestoft, July 15th 1910, for 6 gns, who noted in a letter of 4th July that he had bought them from a local family.

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Place(s) associated

  • Lowestoft ⪼ Suffolk ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Third quarter of 18th century
George III
Circa 1764 CE - 1765 CE

Components of the work

Saucer Diameter 12.0 cm Height 2.2 cm
Tea Bowl Diameter 7.2 cm Height 4.4 cm

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze
Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Soft-paste porcelain, moulded in low relief
Glazing (coating)

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.3109 & A-1928
Primary reference Number: 38272
Old object number: 3244A, vol. 11
Old object number: 3244B, vol. 11
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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