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Plate: C.1472-1928

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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, green, yellow, and red. Circular with a sloping rim, shallow curved sides and flat centre, with a recessed base, There are three peg marks on the back of the rim. The well is decorated with a cockerel, a potted plant beside a basket, and a branching floral spray, enclosed by a narrow blue circle. The rim is decorated with eigth oval panels, each containing a floral spray, reserved in a blue ground.

Notes

History note: Not known before Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 19.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Vauxhall ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Second quarter of 18th century
George II
Circa 1725 CE - 1735 CE

Components of the work

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

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware greyish Tin-glaze

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Buff earthenware, moulded, covered with greyish tin-glaze, and painted in blue, green, yellow, and red high-temperature (metallic oxide) colours; three peg marks on the back of the rim
Tin-glazing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1472-1928
Primary reference Number: 72057
Old object number: 174
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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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