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Oval dish: C.80.16-1997

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Object information

Maker(s)

Uncertain Unknown (Production)

Description

White earthenware toy service oval dish, bat-printed in puce with a mother and child.

Oval dish, from part of a toy dinner service. White earthenware with pale-blue tinted glaze, bat-printed in puce and banded in blue enamel. Oval dish with narrow rim and footring. The dish is decorated with a mother seated on a square box with a nude child kneeling on her knee, a vase to the left, and a large bowl to the right.

Legal notes

Given by G.H.W. Rylands in memory of his mother, Mrs Betha Wolferstan Rylands.

Measurements and weight

Height: 1.4 cm
Length: 12.4 cm
Width: 9.9 cm

Relative size of this object

12.4 cm1.4 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1997) by Rylands, G.H.W.

Dating

Early 19th Century
Circa 1815 - 1825

Note

English, probably Staffordshire or Tyneside

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel ( blue)

Materials used in production

Lead-glaze Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Lead-glazing : White earthenware with pale-blue tinted glaze, bat-printed in puce and banded in blue enamel.

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.80.16-1997
Primary reference Number: 76087
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 22 December 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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