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Tureen: C.80.34 & A-1997

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)

Maker(s)

Uncertain Unknown (Production)

Description

White earthenware toy dinner service oval tureen and cover, bat-printed in puce with a mother, child, man and woman.

Oval tureen 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. One side of the tureen and cover is decorated with a mother seated on a stool (one leg only visible), with a child standing in front of her. On the other side of the tureen is decorated with a mother seated on a sabre-legged chair with a child standing in front of her on a very low stool. On the other side of the cover is decorated with a man and woman seated on a chair with a small child beside the woman.

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 7.2 cm

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) Cover Length 8.2 cm Width 6.3 cm
Tureen Length 8.5 cm Width 5.5 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.80.34 & A-1997
Primary reference Number: 76108
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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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