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Dessert plate: C.80.9-1997

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)

Maker(s)

Uncertain Unknown (Production)

Description

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

Dessert plate, from part of a toy dinner service. White earthenware with pale-blue tinted glaze, bat-printed in puce and banded in blue enamel. A mother seated on a sabre-legged chair with a child standing in front of her on a very low stool.

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 9.0 cm
Height: 1.1 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)

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.80.9-1997
Primary reference Number: 76116
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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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