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Plate: C.1595-1928

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)

Maker(s)

Possibly Temple Back Pottery (Pottery)

Description

Buff earthenware, tin-glazed bluish-white and painted in blue and manganese-purple. Circular with a wide sloping rim, shallow curved sides, and flat centre wth recessed base. In the centre there is a Chinese pavillion and a willow tree within a circle, all in blue. On the rim and sides there are three shaped medallions each containing a Chinese building and trees all in blue, reserved in a manganese ‘cracked ice’ ground.

Notes

History note: Mr Cater’s shop in Colchester where bought at an unrecorded date by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge.

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 23.4 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Bristol ⪼ Somerset ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Third quarter of 18th century
George III
Circa 1765 CE - Circa 1775 CE

School or Style

Oriental

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colour ( blue from cobalt, and manganese-purple)

Materials used in production

bluish-white Tin-glaze buff Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Buff earthenware, moulded, tin-glazed bluish-white and painted in blue and manganese-purple
Tin-glazing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1595-1928
Primary reference Number: 72278
Old object number: 1327
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 7 October 2019 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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