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Punch bowl: C.1524-1928

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Maker(s)

Probably Unidentified Lambeth Pottery (Production)

Description

Buff earthenware, tin-glazed and painted in blue. Circular with deep sloping and curved sides, standing on a footring. The exterior is painted with stylized floral sprays and scrolls within shaped panels reserved in a blue ground with reserved foliage, with below a diagonally striped band. Inside there is a central floral spray and on the sides below the rim, scrolls alternating with groups of spot.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 30.5 cm
Height: 14.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Second quarter of 18th century
George II
Circa 1735 CE - 1740 CE

Note

Probably made in the London area, probably at Lambeth

Components of the work

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

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware Tin-glaze

Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing : Buff earthenware, thrown, tin-glazed, and painted in blue high-temperature colour derived from cobalt

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1524-1928
Primary reference Number: 72162
Old object number: 192
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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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