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Plate: C.1521-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Pottery: Unidentified Bristol pottery

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Description

Buff earthenware tin-glazed bluish-white and painted in blue. Circular with a sloping rim, shallow curved sides and flat centre. Painted in the middle with a dolphin spouting water, and sketchy indications of water on the rim.

Notes

History note: Mr Stuart Acton, 10a East Street, Brighton, from whom purchased on 14 November 1904 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity Collection, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 22.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Bristol ⪼ Somerset ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th Century, second quarter#
George I
George II
Circa 1725 CE - 1750 CE

Note

Probably made in Bristol

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colour ( blue from cobalt)

Materials used in production

bluish-white Tin-glaze
buff Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Buff earthenware, moulded, tin-glazed bluish-white and painted in blue
Tin-glazing

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1521-1928
Primary reference Number: 72155
Old object number: 2170
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 7 October 2019 Last processed: Friday 16 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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