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Punch bowl: C.1564-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unidentified Lambeth Pottery

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Description

Tin-glazed earthenware painted in blue with floral motifs

Buff earthenware thrown, tin-glazed bluish-white, and painted in blue. Circular with deep curved sides standing on a high footring. In the middle there is a stylized floral spray surrounded by two narrow concentric circles. The inner edge of the rim has a scalloped border. On one side of the exterior there a large arrangement of stylized flowers and foliage, and on the other, a smaller spray and a detached sprig.

Notes

History note: The Vicarage, Sutton, Cambridgeshire; bought at a sale held there in 1893 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 22.8 cm
Height: 8.3 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Lambeth ⪼ Surrey ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 18th century
Circa 1775 CE - 1800 CE

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

Throwing : Buff earthenware, thrown, tin-glazed bluish-white, and painted n blue
Tin-glazing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1564-1928
Primary reference Number: 72231
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 11 January 2023

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

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