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Salt: C.1388-1928

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)

Maker(s)

Maker: unidentified London pottery (Possibly)
Maker: Brislington Pottery (Possibly)

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Description

Earthenware tin-glazed dark blue and splashed with white

Buff earthenware, thrown, tin-glazed dark blue and splashed with white. Circular on a high, hollow foot, supporting a shallow conical circular salt pan with three volutes rising up from its edge. The surface is randomly splashed with white tin-glaze.

Notes

History note: Christie’s, 9 January, 1903, part of lot 306; Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 13 cm

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England
  • Brislington ⪼ Somerset ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 17th Century
Charles II
James II
William III and Mary II
Circa 1680 CE - 1690 CE

Note

The volutes were intended to support a plate

School or Style

Baroque

Components of the work

Decoration composed of tin-glaze ( white)
Volutes

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware
dark blue Tin-glaze

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Buff earthenware, thrown, with applied volutes, tin-glazed dark blue and splashed with white tin-glaze
Tin-glazing

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1388-1928
Primary reference Number: 71904
Old object number: 1487
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 23 October 2020 Last processed: Monday 26 September 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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