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Plate: C.1470-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Pottery: Unidentified Bristol pottery (Probably)

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Description

Buff earthenware, tin-glazed bluish-white, and painted in blue, yellow, and red, and sponged in manganese-purple, Circular with wide rim, shallow sides and flat centre. Archer's shape K. Decorated with a peaock standing between between asymmetrical sponged trees. The rim is encircled by a blue line.

Notes

History note: Bought in London about 1900 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 20.4 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Bristol ⪼ Somerset ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

1720s
1730s
George I
George II
Circa 1720 CE - 1740 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colour ( blue, yellow, red, manganese-purple)

Materials used in production

bluish-white Tin-glaze
buff Earthenware

Techniques used in production

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

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1470-1928
Primary reference Number: 72050
Old object number: 1288
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 16 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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