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Plate: C.1599A-1928

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Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)


Production: Redcliff Back Pottery (Probably)
Proprietor of pottery: Frank, Richard




Buff earthenware, tin-glazed pale lavender painted in blue and in bianco-sopra-bianco. Circular with a wide slightly sloping rim, shallow curved sides and flat centre with a recessed base. Decorated in the middle with two Chinese figures, one holding a net over his shoulder, standing opposite each other in an Oriental landscape with trees, flowers, houses and distant mountains. The rim has a border of stylized flowers and foliage in bianco-sopra-bianco.


History note: Bought in Cambridge on 22 May 1894 by Dr J.F.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 22.7 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Bristol ⪼ Somerset ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th Century, third quarter#
George III
1760 - 1765

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Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colour ( blue and white)

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware
lavender-blue Tin-glaze

Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing : Buff earthenware, moulded, tin-glazed lavender-blue, and decorated with painting in blue and bianco-sopra-bianco

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1599A-1928
Primary reference Number: 72282
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 19 February 2016 Last processed: Friday 16 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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