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Mould: EC.18C-1946

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Pottery: Leeds Pottery

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Description

Off-white stoneware with cameo (relief) design. Oblong with rounded ends, and across the middle six oval paterae in relief

Notes

History note: The Leeds Pottery site

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Mrs Ethel Adela Harding

Measurements and weight

Depth: 1 cm
Height: 11.1 cm
Width: 3.2 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Leeds (Yorks.) ⪼ Yorkshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1946-05-15) by Harding, Ethel Adela, Mrs

Dating

19th Century, Early#
George III
Production date: dated AD 1814

Note

Master moulds winth the design in relief were used to make sprig moulds with the design in intaglio. The latter were used to make relief sprigs which were applied to formed pots, such as teapots. At the Leeds Pottery these were mainly black basalt (a type of stoneware) but they were also be used for creamware. The largest collection of these moulds, found at the Leeds Pottery site by Joseph R. Kidson and his brother Frank Kidson, is at Temple Newsam House, near Leeds.

School or Style

Neoclassical

Materials used in production

Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Stoneware with cameo or relief design

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: nd is raised

  • Text: On [?] 2nd Size/November 3 1814
  • Location: On back
  • Method of creation: Incised
  • Type: Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: EC.18C-1946
Primary reference Number: 76898
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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