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Cup: C.1323-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Pottery: Unidentified Southwark Pottery (Probably)

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Description

Tin-glazed earthenware painted in blue with a woman and 'E.B.1657'

Buff earthenware, thrown, with applied handle, tin-glazed, and painted in blue. The bulbous body slopes inwards slightly to wards the rim and has an applied handle of shallow D profile. The front is decorated with a woman standing in profile to left beside a basket of fruit, holding a spray of flowers in her right hand. Above is the inscription 'E.B 1657'. On the ground to the right there is a small plant.

Notes

History note: Mr Fuller Maitland, Stansted Hall, Stanstead (1844-1932), sold probably in September 1922; Mr J. Wordingham, Hope House, C ? n Road, Norwich who brought it to Cambridge on approval on 13 October; bought on 16 October 1922 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 9 cm
Height: 5 5/8 in

Place(s) associated

  • Southwark ⪼ Surrey ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Mid 17th century
Commonwealth
Production date: dated AD 1657

Note

The mug was probably made in Southwark

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of cobalt
Body

Materials used in production

Tin-glaze
Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: E.B 1657
  • Location: On front
  • Method of creation: Painted in blue
  • Type: Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1323-1928
Primary reference Number: 71815
Old object number: 3969
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 17 October 2018 Last processed: Monday 26 September 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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