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Plate: C.11-1995

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

James & Ralph Clews (Factory)

Description

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.

Notes

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

Dating

19th century
Circa 1820 CE - 1830 CE

Materials used in production

presumed lead-glaze Lead-glaze Earthenware

Techniques used in production

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

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: with an impressed crown

  • Text: 'CLEWS/WARRANTED/STAFFORDSHIRE' and '6'
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.11-1995
Primary reference Number: 71370
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Audit data

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

Associated departments & institutions

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

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