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Plate: C.1464-1928

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Maker(s)

Probably Unidentified Lambeth Pottery (Factory)
Probably Vauxhall Pottery (Factory)

Description

Buff earthenware, tin-glazed and painted in blue, olive-green, and red. Circular with a narrow sloping rim, deep curved sides and flat centre. In the middle within two narrow blue concentric circles is a rose spray and a thistle with a crown above flanked by the blue initials G and R. Round the rim there is a wide olive-green band flanked by narrow blue bands.

Notes

History note: Mr Cobitt (?)'s shop near the station at Ipswich, where bought on 7 October 1922 for £1.10s. 0d. by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 21.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Lambeth ⪼ Surrey ⪼ England
  • Vauxhall ⪼ Surrey ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Early 18th Century
George I
Circa 1714 CE - 1720 CE

Note

Probably made in one of the Lambeth potteries or at Vauxhall pottery

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colour ( blue, olive-green, and red)

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware greyish-white Tin-glaze

Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing : Buff earthenware, tin-glazed greyish-white, and painted in blue, olive-green, and red high temperature (metallic oxide) colours

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: G R
  • Location: On front
  • Method of creation: Painted in blue
  • Type: Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1464-1928
Primary reference Number: 72044
Old object number: 3962
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Saturday 15 January 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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