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Plate: C.11-1995

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Factory: James & Ralph Clews




Earthenware plate, moulded in relief, with an eagle grasping thunderbolts, and four groups of flowers, and glazed buff.

Earthenware, moulded in relief and covered with buff glaze. Circular with a sloping rim, shallow curved sides, and flat centre, standing on a slight footring. The centre is moulded in relief with a crowned double-headed eagle grasping thunderbolts; on the sides there are interlacing circles containing almond-shaped outlines; and on the rim, four large floral arrangements including a rose, alternating with two smaller sprays and two sprigs.


History note: Mrs Margaret, Hewat, from whom purchased

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 22.3 cm
Height: 2.3 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Cobridge ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1995-07-17) by Hewat, Margaret, Mrs


19th Century
Circa 1820 CE - 1830 CE

Materials used in production

presumed lead-glaze Lead-glaze

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Earthenware, moulded in relief and covered with buff lead-glaze.

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: with an impressed crown

  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.11-1995
Primary reference Number: 71370
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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