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Punch bowl: C.1603-1928

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Maker(s)

Probably Unidentified Lambeth Pottery (Pottery)
Wincanton Pottery (Pottery)

Description

Buff earthenware, thrown, tin-glazed, painted and sponged in manganese-purple. Circular with deep curved sides, standing on a footring. The inside is decorated with two concentric circles in the middle and two below the rim. The outside has a continuous landscape with a building, two sponged trees, a seated man and a standing woman pointing to the right, and a band below the rim.

Notes

History note: Bought at a sale at the Vicarage, Sutton, Cambridgeshire in 1893 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 21.8 cm
Height: 10.4 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Bristol ⪼ Somerset ⪼ England
  • Wincanton ⪼ Somerset ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th century
Circa 1745 - 1755

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colour ( manganese-purple)

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware Tin-glaze

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Buff earthenware, thrown, tin-glazed, and painted and sponged in manganese-purple
Tin-glazing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1603-1928
Primary reference Number: 72297
Old object number: 260
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 30 September 2019 Last processed: Saturday 15 January 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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