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Sugar bowl: C.18-1911

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Maker(s)

Factory: Unidentified Staffordshire Pottery

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Description

Creamware decorated with underglaze oxides and with sprigged and gilded reliefs.

Lead-glazed creamware decorated with sponged-on underglaze oxide in brown and sprigged and gilded vines, leaves and bunches of grapes. The bowl is a rounded shape with a flaring lip, which may have been intended to support a now lost cover for the bowl.

Notes

History note: Provenance unknown before Mrs James Bedford, London

Legal notes

Given by Mrs James Bedford

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 11 cm
Height: 6 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1911-02-10) by Bedford, James, Mrs

Dating

18th Century, Mid#
George II
George III
Circa 1755 CE - Circa 1765 CE

School or Style

Rococo

Components of the work

Decoration composed of manganese oxide gold

Materials used in production

Lead-glaze
Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Lead-glazed thrown earthenware with sprigged decoration and covered underglaze, perhaps using a sponge, with manganese oxide
Sponging
Lead-glazing

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: round, stick-on white paper label

  • Text: 186
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Handwritten in black ink
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.18-1911
Primary reference Number: 72685
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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