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Plate: C.1479-1928

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Maker(s)

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

Description

Buff earthenware, tin-glazed greenish-white, and painted in blue, green, yellow, and red. Circular with a sloping rim, shallow sides, and flat centre with recessed base. Decorated in the centre with a rock, a flowering bush, and a parrot standing on a branch, and on the rim with three branches of stylized flowers and foliage.

Notes

History note: Sold by an unknown owner near Lakenheath to Mr Morley, Cambridge dealer, from whom purchased in 1894 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 22.3 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Lambeth ⪼ 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 III
Circa 1765 CE - 1775 CE

School or Style

Chinoiserie

Components of the work

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

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware greenish Tin-glaze

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Buff earthenware, moulded, tin-glazed greenish-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.1479-1928
Primary reference Number: 72065
Old object number: 602
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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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