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Tea bowl: C.582-1928

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Maker(s)

Unidentified Staffordshire Pottery (Production)

Description

White salt-glazed stoneware, decorated with scenes of animals and people

Off-white stoneware, slip-cast, and salt glazed. The cup is slightly oval, and stands on a small foot. On the outside there are eight panels, depicting a double headed eagle, animals with and without humans, and a tea party scene.

Notes

History note: Mr John W. Ford Collection, Enfield, Middlesex;; sold, second part by Sotheby's 22 May 1908 lot 23; bought by Mr Stoner for £5; from whom bought for £5.10s. 0d. on 25 May by Dr Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge.

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 4.7 cm
Width: 9.2 cm

Relative size of this object

9.2 cm4.7 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Mid 18th Century
Production date: circa AD/CE 1745

Components of the work

Surface: composed of salt-glaze Body:

Materials used in production

white Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Salt-glazing

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.582-1928
Primary reference Number: 75580
Old object number: 2852
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 30 July 2019 Last processed: Sunday 16 January 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Tea bowl" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/75580 Accessed: 2022-01-19 16:10:20

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