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Plate: C.21-1920

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Pottery: Unidentified Bristol pottery

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Description

Tin-glazed earthenware with a powdered manganese ground, a central reserve painted with a basket of flowers and smaller reserves painted with fleurs-de-lys and carnations, all in dull brownish-red

Buff earthenware, tin-glazed greyish-white and decorated with powdered manganese and painting in dull brownish-red. Circular with a sloping slightly concave rim, curved sides and flat centre with recessed base. The front has a powdered manganese-purple ground with a central octagonal reserve surrounded by eight alternately circular and carnation-shaped reserves. The central reserve is painted in brownish-red with a basket of flowers, the circular reserves with a fleur-de-lys, and the carnation-shaped with that flower.

Notes

History note: Mrs T.T. Greg

Legal notes

Given by Mrs T.T. Greg

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 22.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Bristol ⪼ Somerset ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Mid 18th Century
George II
Circa 1740 CE - 1750 CE

Components of the work

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

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware
greyish-white Tin-glaze

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Buff earthenware, moulded, tin-glazed greyish-white an decorated with a powdered manganese ground and reserves painted in brownish-red
Tin-glazing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.21-1920
Primary reference Number: 73129
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 23 October 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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