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Dish: C.141-1933

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Off-white earthenware, moulded, and decorated with an applied lizard, and with translucent coloured lead-glazes, and opaque white. Circular, with a flat rim, and deep well, standing on a low circular foot. The rim is moulded in low relief with a border of formal foliage and scrolls coloured green, yellow, and manganese on a blue ground with yellow bands round the inner and outer edges. The well is manganese, with a green and blue lizard. The reverse is mottled overall in blue, manganese, and green with a little yellow near the edge..


History note: Baron Gustav de Rothschild, Paris; by inheritance to Sir Philip Sassoon, Bt., MP, CMG, and the Countess of Rocksavage; sold Christie's, 26 November 1919, Objects of Art, Porcelain, Faience and Tapestry the Property of . . . ., lot 53; Alfred A. De Pass

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Given by Alfred A. De Pass in memory of his son Crispin of Trinity Hall, died 1918.

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Diameter: 31.8 cm
Height: 5.7 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1933-06) by de Pass, Alfred A.


19th century
Circa 1850 CE - 1862 CE

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Decoration composed of lead-glaze

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Accession number: C.141-1933
Primary reference Number: 71945
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 3 August 2022 Last processed: Wednesday 3 August 2022

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

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