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Punch pot: C.110 & A-1992

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Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)


Production: Unknown




Dry-bodied red stoneware punch pot and cover, with crabstock handle and spout, and applied moulded relief decoration of flowering branches and sprays.

Punch pot and cover. Dry-bodied red stoneware with turned bands, moulded handled and spout, and applied moulded relief ornament. Globular body with flat base, crabstock handle and spout, and circular cover with a pierced capstan-shaped finial. The wall behind the spout is pierced by eleven holes. Each side is decorated with a flowering branch, meandering from the handle towards the spout, and the cover is decorated with two smaller sprays.

Legal notes

Purchased with the J.R.V. Smyth Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 18.0 cm
Length: 30.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1992) by Manning, Derek


18th Century, Mid#
Production date: circa AD 1760

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Components of the work

Handle And Spout

Materials used in production

red Stoneware

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.110 & A-1992
Primary reference Number: 71314
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 11 December 2012 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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