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Punch bowl: C.1473-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Probably Vauxhall Pottery (Production)

Description

Buff earthenware, tin-glazed bluish-white, and painted in blue, green, yellow, and red. Circular with deep curved sides, standing on a footring. The inside is decorated in the centre with a motif comprising three leaves with four projecting trefoil-shaped buds or leaves, and below the rim with spaced alternating leaves and crosses. The exterior is decorated with a cockerel, a beaker-shaped vase and floral sprays springing from a basket.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 22.6 cm
Height: 8.7 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) Decoratin

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware greyish-white Tin-glaze

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Buff earthenware, thrown, tin-glazed bluish-white, and painted in blue, green, yellow, and red high-temperature (metallic oxide) colours
Tin-glazing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1473-1928
Primary reference Number: 72058
Old object number: 1919
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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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