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Three-tier Flower Vase: C.1266.3 & A & B & C-1928

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Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)


Three-tier Flower Vase


Potter: Woolley, Richard




Fine white stoneware, in four parts, decorated with applied white reliefs and a blue slip ground


History note: George Stoner, London, from whom purchased as part of a set of vases for £50 on 19 November 1917 by Dr Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 38.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Longton ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928-12-07) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr


19th Century, Early#
George III
Circa 1809-11 CE - 1811-03 CE

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Components of the work

Decoration composed of slip ( blue)

Materials used in production

White stoneware

Techniques used in production

Slip casting : Fine white stoneware, slip cast in parts, with applied white moulded reliefs, and blue slip ground

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: WOOLLEY
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Factory mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1266.3 & A & B & C-1928
Primary reference Number: 71694
Old object number: 4237
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 29 March 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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