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Plate: C.1380-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unidentified Lambeth Pottery (Maker)
Vauxhall Pottery (Maker)

Description

Buff earthenware, with slightly greenish tin-glaze, painted in blue and sponged in manganese. Circular with a narrow rim, shallow curved sides and flat centre. Decorated in the middle with a small house with a smoking chimney standing between sponged trees with sponged shrubs at their bases, and with a sponged area below.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 19.1 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Lambeth ⪼ England
  • Vauxhall ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Third quarter of 18th century
George II
George III
Circa 1750 CE - 1775 CE

Note

Probably made at Lambeth or at Vauxhall

School or Style

Rococo

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( cobalt-blue and manganese-purple)

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware greenish-white Tin-glaze

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Buff earthenware, moulded, covered in greenish-white tin-glaze, painted in blue, and sponged in manganese-purple
Tin-glazing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1380-1928
Primary reference Number: 71894
Old object number: 412
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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