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Bowl: C.41-1997

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Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)


Factory: Unidentified factory




Yellow-glazed earthenware painted in green, red and brown enamels

Yellow-glazed earthenware painted in green, red, and brown enamels. the circular bowl stands on a footring. The sides slope outwards for a short distance to a carination and then flare upwards and outwards to the scalloped rim. The exterior is decorated with a continuous band of stylized red roses alternating with leaves and two groups of three berries. Inside there is a floral sprig in the middle. The rim is encircled by a brown band.


History note: G.H.W. (Dady) Rylands, Litt.D., CBE, CH, King's College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Given by G.H.W. Rylands in memory of his mother, Betha Wolferstan Rylands

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 16.2 cm
Height: 8.7 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1997-07-14) by Rylands, G.H.W.


19th Century, Early#
Production date: circa AD 1820


Probably made in Staffordshire

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel ( green, red and brown)

Materials used in production

bright yellow Lead-glaze

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: C or V
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Painted in black
  • Type: Mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.41-1997
Primary reference Number: 74970
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 12 May 2015 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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