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Plate: C.1476-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Lambeth High Street Pottery (Probably)

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Description

Buff earthenware, painted in blue, yellow, and brown, and powdered with manganese. Circular wth a wide sloping rim, shallow sides, flat centre, and recessed base. The well is painted with rocks, bamboos, flowers, and a fence with a flying insect on the left. The rim has a powdered manganese ground, decorated with alternating insects and floral sprays scratched through it and painted yellow. The edge of the rim is brown.

Notes

History note: T. Reed, Saffron Walden at 'his new shop opposite the entrance to the Museum, but lower down'; purchased for 5s. on 16 June1908 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 22.6 cm

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ Surrey ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Mid 18th Century
George II
Production date: circa AD 1750

School or Style

Oriental

Components of the work

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

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware
greyish-white Tin-glaze

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Buff earthenware, moulded, tin-glazed greyish-white, painted in blue, yellow and brown high-temperature (metallic oxide) colours, and powdered with manganese-purple on the rim
Tin-glazing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1476-1928
Primary reference Number: 72061
Old object number: 2804
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 23 October 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 11 January 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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