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Entrée dish: C.80.32 & A-1997

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Maker(s)

Uncertain Unknown (Production)

Description

White earthenware toy service entrée or muffin dish and cover, bat-printed in puce with a mother and child.

Entrée or muffin dish and cover, from part of a toy dinner service. White earthenware with pale-blue tinted glaze, bat-printed in puce and banded in blue enamel. Square dish standing on footring, with domed square cover with a scrolled leaf knob. Inside the dish, and on the cover on both sides is the design of 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 Betha Wolferstan Rylands.

Measurements and weight

Height: 6.2 cm
Width: 9.1 cm

Relative size of this object

9.1 cm6.2 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 ( in blue) Dish Height 2.4 cm

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.80.32 & A-1997
Primary reference Number: 76105
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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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