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Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)




Cream-coloured earthenware with translucent green lead-glaze

Cream-coloured earthenware, press-moulded in relief, and covered with translucent green lead-glaze. Circular with sloping rim and shallow well. The well is decorated with a spray of blackcurrants and leaves which overlap onto the rim at the top and bottom; the rim is decorated with a continuous arcade. There are three spur marks on the back


History note: Geoffrey Godden Reference Collection; Mrs Joan Eve, 'Gabor Cossa' Trumpington Street, Cambridge

Legal notes

Purchased with the J.R.V. Smyth Fund

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 22.1 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Hanley ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1989) by Gabor Cossa (Mrs Joan Eve)

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

cream Earthenware
green Lead-glaze

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: W(***)
  • Location: On back
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Maker's mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.5-1989
Primary reference Number: 75394
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 11 August 2016 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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