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Wall pocket: C.2880-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Pottery: Unidentified Liverpool pottery

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Description

Buff earthenware, press-moulded, tin-glazed, and painted in blue. Of triangular form with a convex front and flat back, pierced at the top by two suspension holes. The front is moulded in relief wtih two heads, a flowering branch, an iris or rush, and scrolls, all coloured in blue.

Notes

History note: Mrs Kingsland, Croydon, from whom purchased in1894 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 20.4 cm
Width: 16.2 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Liverpool ⪼ Cheshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th Century, Mid
George II
Circa 1750 CE - 1760 CE

School or Style

Rococo

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colour ( blue derived from cobalt)

Materials used in production

bluish-white Tin-glaze
buff Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Press-moulding : Buff earthenware, press-moulded, in relief on the front, tin-glazed bluish-white, and painted in blue; the back is pierced at the top by two suspension holes
Tin-glazing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2880-1928
Primary reference Number: 74166
Old object number: 481
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 20 August 2018 Last processed: Friday 16 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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