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Plate: C.1477A-1928

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Object information

Maker(s)

Lambeth High Street Pottery (Pottery)
Griffith, William (Proprietor of pottery)

Description

Buff earthenare, tin-glazed greenish-white, and painted in blue, green, yellow, and manganese-purple. Circular with a sloping rim, shallow sides, flat centre, and recessed base. The centre is decorated with flowering plants springing from a lozenge-shaped blue and yellow motif. The rim is decorated with three motifs comprising two floral sprays extending on either side of a small hillock

Notes

History note: Bought at or near Cambridge by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 23 cm

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ Surrey ⪼ England
  • Lambeth ⪼ Surrey ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Third quarter of 18th century
George II
Circa 1750 CE - 1760 CE

School or Style

Oriental

Components of the work

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

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware greenish-white Tin-glaze

Techniques used in production

Press-moulding : Buff earthenware, press-moulded, tin-glazed greenish-white, and painted in blue, green, yellow, red, and manganese-purple high-temperature (metallic oxide) colours
Tin-glazing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1477A-1928
Primary reference Number: 72062
Old object number: X 355
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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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