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Saltcellar: C.18-1920

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Wedgwood

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Description

One of two lead-glazed earthenware salt-cellars.

Legal notes

Given by Mrs Greg

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 7.3 cm
Height: 3.3 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Burslem ⪼ staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1920-12-11) by Greg, T. T., Mrs

Dating

After 1759 - Before 1920

Materials used in production

Lead-glaze
Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Lead-glazed

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: a shape like the letter U with handles at the top

  • Text: -u- over the number '249'
  • Method of creation: In brown
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.18-1920
Primary reference Number: 72689
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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