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Dish: C.1700-1928

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Maker(s)

Unidentified Liverpool pottery (Pottery)

Description

Tin-glazed earthenware painted in polychrome with an Oriental marine landscape

Buff earthenware, tin-glazed greyish-white, and painted in blue, green, yellow, red, and manganese-purple. Circular with slightly sloping rim, shallow curved sides and flat centre with recessed base. The front is decorated with an Oriental marine landscape with at top left, a rocky promontory, in middle, an island with a house, a pagoda, rocks and trees, and in the foreground,and a man in a boat. Three groups of birds in V formation are flying overhead.

Notes

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

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 29.8 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Liverpool ⪼ Lancashire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Circa 1750 CE - Circa 1760 CE

School or Style

Oriental

Components of the work

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

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware greyish Tin-glaze

Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing Moulding

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1700-1928
Primary reference Number: 72475
Old object number: 237
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Audit data

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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