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Plate: C.1478-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Pottery: Unidentified Lambeth Pottery (Possibly)
Pottery: Mortlake Pottery (Possibly)




Tin-glazed earthenware painted in blue, green, yellow, and red. Circular with a slightly concave rim, curved sides, flat centre with a recessed base. The centre is decorated with a group of flowering plants, a willow tree and a palisade in a medallion; on the rim, a border of red trellis and stylized plants


History note: Mr Jolly of Cambridge from whom purchased on 8 May 1906 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge.

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 23.3 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Lambeth ⪼ England
  • Mortlake ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th Century, Late
George III
Circa 1780 CE - Circa 1790 CE


Probably made at a Lambeth pottery or at Mortlake

School or Style


Components of the work

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

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Moulding : Earthenware, moulded, tin-glazed, and painted in blue, green, yellow and red

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1478-1928
Primary reference Number: 72064
Old object number: 2408
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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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