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Plate: C.59-1992

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)


Production: Unknown (Uncertain)




Earthenware plate, painted underglaze in polychrome with a strawberry surrounded by a repeating pattern of leaves, semi-circles and a band.

Plate. Earthenware, moulded, and painted in blue, green, yellow, orange and brown under blue-tinted glaze. Pratt Ware. Circular with moulded, striated edge, gently sloping rim and deep well. Decorated in the centre with a strawberry and a strawberry leaf on two stems, and on the sides of the well with a repeating pattern comprising three leaves on stems and a yellow spot enclosed by dotted blue semi-circle and an orange semi-circle, radiating inwards from a brown band. The outer edge is blue.


History note: Mrs Joan Eve, Cambridge

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 18.8 cm
Height: 2.0 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1992) by Eve, Joan


18th Century, Late
19th Century, Early#
Circa 1790 - 1810


English, Staffordshire or Yorkshire

Components of the work

Decoration composed of underglaze (material) ( blue, green, yellow, orange and brown)

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Moulding : Earthenware, moulded, painted in blue, green, yellow, orange and brown under blue-tinted glaze.
Painting underglaze

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.59-1992
Primary reference Number: 75600
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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