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Sugar bowl: C.1696-1928

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)

Maker(s)

Probably Unidentified Lambeth Pottery (Pottery)
Probably Vauxhall Pottery (Pottery)

Description

Tin-glazed earthenware painted in blue, red, and green with a landscape

Buff earthenware, thrown, tin-glazed and painted in blue, red, and green. The cirular bowl has deep almost straight sides and stands on a footring. The exterior is decorated with continuous Chinese marine landscape including a man fishing from a boat, a house, rocks, trees, and small plants. A narrow red line and a wider blue band encircle the rim.

Notes

History note: Purchased at a house in the neighbourhood by Mr Morley of Cambridge, from whom bought about 1893 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher FRS. Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 10 cm
Height: 7.2 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Lambeth ⪼ Surrey ⪼ England
  • Vauxhall ⪼ Surrey ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

First quarter of 18th century
Circa 1715 CE - Circa 1725 CE

School or Style

Oriental Chinoiserie

Components of the work

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

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware Tin-glaze

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Buff earthenware, thrown, tin-glazed, and painted in blue, green, and red
Tin-glazing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1696-1928
Primary reference Number: 72467
Old object number: 744
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 10 August 2017 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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