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Sugar bowl: C.474 & A-1928

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)

Maker(s)

Production: Unidentified Staffordshire factory

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Description

Red stoneware decorated with engine-turning

Red dry-bodied stoneware, thrown, with applied foot, and knob, decorated with engine-turning. Circular with deep curved sides, standing on a gadrooned footring. The circular convex cover has a hemi-spherical knob with a raised apex. The exterior of the bowl is decorated overall with engine-turned wavy horizontal lines with groups of five vertical ridges at intervals.T he cover has radiating concentric wavy circles with six groups of radiating vertical ridges. The knob is undecorated.

Notes

History note: Sotheby's, 6 February, 1908, one of two items in lot 228; Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 11.1 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Circa 1770 - 1780

Components of the work

Cover Diameter 14.5 cm
Bowl Diameter 14 cm
Foot Diameter 7.8 cm
Decoration

Materials used in production

dry-bodied Red dry-bodied stoneware

Techniques used in production

Throwing (pottery technique) : Dry0bodied red stoneware, thrown with applied foot and knob, decorated with engine-turning

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.474 & A-1928
Primary reference Number: 75224
Old object number: 2753
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 12 July 2022 Last processed: Wednesday 11 January 2023

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

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