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Dish drainer: C.5-1991

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown (Probably)
Production: Davenport (Perhaps)

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Description

Dish drainer. White earthenware, moulded, pierced, transfer-printed underglaze in blue and painted in red, purplish-brown and brown enamels. Broad oval form, pierced by a large central hole surrounded by groups of small holes. In the centre there is a stylised flowerhead surrounded by an oval border of paired waves or scrolls. The wide border comprises four quatrefoil reserves containing two types of stylised tree, reserved in a red ground with an incised vermicule design, and between each reserve, a flower and incised tendrils. There is a red band on the outer edge.

Notes

History note: Purchased in May, 1970 by the donors.

Legal notes

Given from the Robert and Elizabeth Hirsch Collection.

Measurements and weight

Height: 2.4 cm
Length: 35.8 cm
Width: 26.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Longport

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1991) by Robert and Elizabeth Hirsch Collection

Dating

19th Century, Early#
Circa 1810 CE - 1820 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of ceramic printing colour ( cobalt-blue) enamels ( red, purplish-brown and brown)

Materials used in production

Lead-glaze
Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Moulding : White earthenware, transfer-printed underglaze in blue and painted in red, purplish-brown and brown enamels. Pierced by a large central hole surrounded by groups of small holes
Lead-glazing

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: NOTTINGHAM PORCELAIN SEMINAR JULY 74 THOUGHT BY GRANT DAVIDSON FRSA TO BE DAVENPORT 1810/20
  • Location: Attached to flange
  • Method of creation: In capitals
  • Type: Label
  • Text: BT 5.70 FS/Z/Z SERVICE MARKED H INCISED
  • Type: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.5-1991
Primary reference Number: 75396
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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