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Dispensing pot: C.1373-1928

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)


Pottery: Unidentified Lambeth Pottery (Probably)




Buff earthenware, thrown, covered with bluish-white tin-glaze and painted in blue. Cylindrical wtih an everted rim, and slightly concave base. Painted on one side with the vendor's name and address: 'Valle/21/Hay Market' .

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 5.6 cm
Height: 5.2 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Lambeth ⪼ Greater London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th Century, Late-19th Century, Early#
George III
Circa 1775 CE - 1825 CE


Made in the London area, probably at Lambeth

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colour ( blue from cobalt)

Materials used in production

bluish Tin-glaze
buff Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Buff earthenware, thrown, covered with bluish-white tin-glaze and painted in blue. Glaze has been wiped off the outer edge of base.

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Valle/21/Hay Market
  • Location: On front
  • Method of creation: Painted in blue
  • Type: Inscription

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1373-1928
Primary reference Number: 71886
Old object number: 2463
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 21 February 2019 Last processed: Friday 16 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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