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Jug from a Toy Tea Set: C.1554.2-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Jug from a Toy Tea Set

Maker(s)

Pottery: Unidentified Liverpool pottery

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Description

Tin-glazed earthenware painted in blue with a landscape

Buff earthenware, thrown,with applied handle, tin-glazed bluish-white and painted in blue. The jug is piriform with a projecting lip and loop handle of oval section. The sides are decorated with a landscape with houses and trees beside a river or lake, and there is a border of waves below the rim. The handle is horizontally striped.

Notes

History note: Mr Stewart Acton,10 a East Street, Brighton, from whom purchased on 16 November 1923 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequedst

Measurements and weight

Height: 6.3 cm
Height: 2.5 in

Place(s) associated

  • Liverpool ⪼ Lancashire ⪼ England
  • Bristol ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

George II
Mid 18th Century
Circa 1750 CE - Circa 1760 CE

Note

Part of a miniature tea set

School or Style

Oriental

Components of the work

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

Materials used in production

bluish-white Tin-glaze
buff Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1554.2-1928
Primary reference Number: 72210
Old object number: 4259
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 16 July 2020 Last processed: Monday 26 September 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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