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Punch ladle: C.1525-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Possibly unidentified English pottery (Pottery)
Probably unidentified Dutch pottery (Pottery)

Description

Reddish buff earthenware tin-glazed and painted and sponged in blue. Circular with rounded sides, everted rim, and a long handle with a slight downward turn at the end. The exterior of the bowl is decorated with stylized floral sprays and the stem is sponged in blue.

Notes

History note: Bought at a shop in Bristol by Mr Goodman, Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, at whose shop it was bought for £1 on 4 January 1917 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

1720s
1730s
Circa 1720 CE - 1740 CE

Note

No other English punch ladles are recorded, so this one may have been imported from the Netherlands

School or Style

Rococo

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colour ( blue from cobalt) Bowl Diameter 7.2 cm Height 4.4 cm

Materials used in production

reddish Earthenware Tin-glaze

Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1525-1928
Primary reference Number: 72164
Old object number: 4052
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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