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Plate: C.1463-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Probably Vauxhall Pottery (Pottery)

Description

Buff earthenware tin-glazed and painted in blue, olive-green, yellow, and brownish-red. Circular with a narrow sloping rim, deep curved sides and flat centre. In the middle, within three concentric blue circles, is a half figure of George I in coronation robes, holding a sceptre. On either side of his head in red are the initials G and R. Below the truncation there is a blue area with grasses on ether side. The rim is encircled by a broad yellow band between two blue.

Notes

History note: Sir John Evans; his sale, Christie's 14 February 1911, part of lot 32; sold to Mr Stoner for 6 guineas, and purchased from him for £7.12s. 6d. by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequjest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 22 cm
Height: 3 cm

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th century
George I
Circa 1714 CE - 1727 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( blue, green, yellow, and brownish-red)

Materials used in production

Tin-glaze Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing : Tin-glazed earthenware painted in blue, olive-green, yellow, and brownish-red; the glaze on the reverse has two prominent dribbles

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: G R
  • Location: On front
  • Method of creation: Painted in brownish-red
  • Type: Inscription

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1463-1928
Primary reference Number: 72043
Old object number: 3338
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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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