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Plate: C.1664B-1928

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Lambeth High Street Pottery (Pottery)
Brayne, John (Proprietor of pottery)


Tin-glazed earthenware painted in polychrome with geometrical and floral motifs

Buff earthenware, tin-glazed bluish-white and painted in blue, green, yellow, red, and manganese-purple. Circular wth slightly sloping rim, shallow curved sides and flat centre with a recessed base. Decorated n the centre with a flower inside a seven-sided motif with projecting flowers and leaves. The rim has four floral sprays alternating with four semi-circles with projecting panels and leaves pointing towards the centre.


History note: Unknown before Dr J.W.L. Glaisher FRS, Trinity College, Cam,bridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 22.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Lambeth ⪼ Surrey ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


Late 18th century
George III
Circa 1790 CE - Circa 1793 CE


The pattern on this plate iis known as ‘Ann Gomm pattern’ after the name ( in capital letters) on three similar plates dated 1793. Fragments of many plates decorated with it were found at Lambeth by F.H. Garner.

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colour ( blue, green, yellow, red, and manganese-purple)

Materials used in production

bluish Tin-glaze buff Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Buff earthenware, moulded, tin-glazed bluish white with some pooling, painted in blue, green, yellow, red, and manganese-purple high temperature colours

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1664B-1928
Primary reference Number: 72413
Old object number: 452
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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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