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Jar: C.3150 & A-1928

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Object information

Maker(s)

Minton & Co. (Factory)

Description

Porcelain jar and cover, painted on one side with a view with circular buildings and a bridge and the title 'View in Italyon the other side flowers in polychrome enamels.

Notes

History note: Purchased for £21 from A. Fleming, The Casket, 47-57 Castle Road, Southsea on 22 September 1922 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, DSc. FRS, Trinity College Cambridge

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher

Measurements and weight

Height: 20.0 cm
Width: 29.0 cm

Relative size of this object

29 cm20 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Stoke ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

19th century
George IV
Circa 1825 CE - 1830 CE

Note

On its purchase by Glaisher the jar was attributed to Coalport. Its attribution to Minton is based on a drawing of the form in the Minton Ornamental design book. See Documentation.

School or Style

Rococo Revival

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( polychrome)

Materials used in production

Glaze Porcelain

Techniques used in production

Modelling Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: crossed swords
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Painted underglaze in blue
  • Type: Factory mark
  • Text: crossed swords
  • Location: On lid
  • Method of creation: Painte underglaze in blue
  • Type: Factory mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.3150 & A-1928
Primary reference Number: 39393
Old object number: 3944
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 24 April 2019 Last processed: Sunday 28 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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