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Two-handled cup: C.36-1934

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Unidentified Staffordshire factory (Factory)


White salt-glazed stoneware with scratch-blue decoration and inscription 'Esther Eacot/1753'

Off-white stoneware, thrown with two applied handles on opposing sides, and incised 'scratch-blue' decoration executed before salt-glazing.


History note: Lord Revelstoke; sold Puttick & Simpson, London 20-23 November 1934, Old English Pottery, lot 311

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Purchased with the Glaisher Fund

Measurements and weight

height 6 3/4 in; width 13½ in

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1934-11-20) by Puttick & Simpson


Mid 18th Century
George II
Production date: dated AD/CE 1753

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Esther Eacot/1753
  • Location: On upper part of one side
  • Method of creation: Incised and coloured blue
  • Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.36-1934
Primary reference Number: 74678
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 30 July 2019 Last processed: Sunday 16 January 2022

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

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