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Tea Bowl and Saucer from a Toy Tea Set: C.1554.5 & A-1928

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Titles

Tea Bowl and Saucer from a Toy Tea Set

Maker(s)

Unidentified Liverpool pottery (Pottery)

Description

Tin-glazed earthenware painted in blue

Buff earthenware, tin-glazed and painted in blue. The cup has deep curved sides with a very slightly everted rim. The saucer has curved sides and stands on a footring. Both pieces are painted with a landscape wth a house, rocks and trees beside a river or lake.

Notes

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

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

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

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

School or Style

Oriental

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colour ( blue from cobalt) Saucer Diameter 10 cm Height 2.2 cm
Tea Bowl Diameter 5.5 cm Height 2.9 cm
Cup

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.1554.5 & A-1928
Primary reference Number: 72213
Old object number: 4259f
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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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