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Root dish: C.7A-1915

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Factory: Wedgwood




White earthenware (pearlware), transfer-printed underglaze in blue. Rectangular with curved corners and waisted sides. The inside is transfer-printed with 'Blue Bamboo' (or 'Chinese pattern with Urn') pattern with central vase decorated with a Chinese figure. The base is undecorated.

Legal notes

Given by Miss Emily Beales

Place(s) associated

  • Etruria ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1915-06-26) by Beales, Emily, Miss


19th century
Circa 1805 - 1815

School or Style


Materials used in production

printing medium Cobalt-blue

Techniques used in production

Transfer-printing underglaze

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.7A-1915
Primary reference Number: 76074
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 2 June 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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