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Tea bowl and saucer: C.1678 & A-1928

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)

Maker(s)

Pottery: Lambeth High Street Pottery
Proprietor of pottery: Brayne

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Description

Tin-glazed earthenware painted in blue, green, yellow, red, and manganese-purple

Buff earthenware tin-glazed greyish-white and painted in blue, green, yellow, red, and manganese-purple. The tea bowl has deep curved sides and stands on a low footring. The circular saucer has shallow curved sides. Both pieces are decorated with a floral and geometric pattern related to the 'Ann Gomm' pattern.

Notes

History note: Mr S. Fenton, Cranbourn Street, London; bought from him for £1.15s. on 19 July 1909 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

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
George III
Circa 1790 CE - 1793 CE

Components of the work

Saucer Diameter 11.7 cm Height 1.9 cm
Cup Diameter 7.8 cm Height 3.8 cm
Decoration

Materials used in production

blue, green, yellow, red, and manganese-purple High-temperature colours
buff Earthenware
greyish-white Tin-glaze

Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing : Buff earthenware tin-glazed greyish-white and painted inblue, green, yellow, red, and manganese-purple high-temperature (metallic oxide) colours

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1678 & A-1928
Primary reference Number: 72434
Old object number: 3060
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 11 August 2017 Last processed: Wednesday 11 January 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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