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Vase and cover: C.86 & A-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Potter: Fishley, George

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Description

Red earthenware with applied decoration modelled in relief in brown, red and white, and lead-glaze. the vase is shaped like a goblet, on a high foot, with a domed cover. There is a mask on each side of the bowl, flanked by acorns. On one side are three bunches of grapes, while on the other is a flower and foliage. The lid is decorated with an applied bunch of grapes and other fruit, and has a knob in the form of a pear.

Notes

History note: Theodore Charbonnier, Lynton, Devon, from whom bought with the rest of his Devon slipware collection in 1912 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 29 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Fremington ⪼ Devonshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928-12-07) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr

Dating

Mid 19th century
Victoria I
Circa 1840 CE - 1850 CE

Components of the work

Body
Reliefs

Materials used in production

Lead-glaze
Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Lead-glazing

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 'G. FISHLEY FREMINGTON'
  • Location: Round the foot
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Maker's mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.86 & A-1928
Primary reference Number: 76237
Old object number: 26
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 23 August 2017 Last processed: Monday 26 September 2022

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

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