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Pail: C.482-1928

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Maker(s)

Unidentified Staffordshire factory (Factory)

Description

White salt-glazed stoneware

White salt-glazed stoneware, thrown on the wheel, the rim cut, the sides lathe cut, and the handle hand formed. Circular with sloping sides and slightly everted lip with a cusped edge. Over the top is an arched handle formed of two intertwined threads of clay. The sides are lathe cut with two horizontal depressions with a single line above, to resemble a wooden vessel.

Notes

History note: Sheldon Collection, Manchester; purchased privately from Mr Sheldon in December, 1925 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 8.9 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Mid 18th Century
George II
Circa 1745 CE - 1760 1760 CE

Note

The bucket is accompanied by a ladle, C.483-1928

School or Style

Rococo

Components of the work

Surface: composed of salt-glaze Rim: Diameter 7.2 cm
Handle: Sides:

Materials used in production

white Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : White stoneware, thrown on the wheel, the rim cut, the sides lathe cut, the handle hand formed and applied, and salt-glazed
Salt-glazing

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular white paper label with two cut corners and blue line round top and sides, stuck on

  • Text: 4760/White salt-glaze/pail. From the/Sheldon collection/December, 1925
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black ink
  • Label
  • Text: 4760
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in ink under varnish
  • Inscription

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.482-1928
Primary reference Number: 75254
Old object number: 4760
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 16 January 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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