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Plate: C.1482A-1928

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Maker(s)

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

Description

Tin-glazed earthenware painted in polychrome with a Chinese figure in a landscape

Buff earthenware tin-glazed greenish-white, and painted in blue, green, yellow and red. Circular with sloping rim, shallow sides, and flat centre with recessed base. Decorated in the centre with a Chinese figure seated in an Oriental landscape, and on the rim with four floral sprays alternating with four sprigs. The blue leaves have veins scratched through the colour (sgraffito technique).

Notes

History note: Bought by the vendor in a village near Cambridge; Mr Freeman's sale on 27 January 1904, where bought by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 23.2 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

Note

Made at the Lambeh High Street pottery before or during Abigale Griffith's partnership with Thomas Morgan

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

Press-moulding : Buff earthenware, press-moulded, tin-glazed greenish-white, and painted in blue, green, yellow, and red
Tin-glazing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1482A-1928
Primary reference Number: 72071
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 3 October 2019 Last processed: Saturday 15 January 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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