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Sauce boat: C.1683A-1928

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Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)

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Tin-glazed earthenware, moulded in the shape of leaves, and painted in green and manganese

Buff earthenware, moulded, tin-glazed bluish-white, and painted in yellow, yellowish-green, and manganese-purple. The body is moulded in the form of overlapping leaves with a curling twig handle, and stands on an oval foot with slanting gadroons round the edge. The leaves and stem are painted naturalistically in the three colours. The underside of the foot is inscribed 'Mrs. Taylor/STAMFOrD/1755' . One of a pair.

Notes

History note: Levine, a Norwich dealer; sold Sotheby's, 5-6 June, 1905, lot 269; Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 11.2 cm
Width: 20.8 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Bristol ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th Century, Mid
George II
Production date: AD 1755

School or Style

Rococo

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( green and manganese-purple)

Materials used in production

Tin-glaze
Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Earthenware, moulded, tin-glazed, and painted in dull yellow, yellowish-green and manganese-purple
Tin-glazing

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rs of Mrs is raised with dot below r, and the R of Stamford is a lower case letter of same size as the capitals

  • Text: Mrs. Taylor/STAMFOrD/1755
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Painted in blue
  • Type: Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1683A-1928
Primary reference Number: 72450
Old object number: 2260
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 6 August 2019 Last processed: Friday 16 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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