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Plate: C.553-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Factory: Unidentified Staffordshire factory

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Description

White stoneware, press-moulded, pierced, and salt-glazed

White stoneware, press-moulded with decoration in relief, pierced, and salt-glazed. Circular with a wavy edge, sloping sides and curved well. The central medallion is filled by five dot- and asterisk-filled squares forming a grid pattern. It is surrounded by eight cartouches of alternately five dot- or asterisk-filled trellis flanked by scrolls, with basket weave or plain areas between them. Round the rim there are alternating areas of basket-weave and herring-bone pattern between four cartouches of five dot- or asterisk-filled trellis flanked by scrolls, and four groups of pierced lozenges.

Notes

History note: Unknown before donor, Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 22 cm
Height: 3.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Second quarter of 18th century
George II
George III
Circa 1755 CE - 1765 CE

School or Style

Rococo

Components of the work

Surface composed of salt-glaze
Decoration

Materials used in production

White stoneware

Techniques used in production

Press-moulding : White stoneware, press-moulded, pierced, and salt-glazed
Salt-glazing

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.553-1928
Primary reference Number: 75508
Old object number: 143
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 22 February 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 22 November 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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