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Flower pot: GL.C.67 & A-1928

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Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




Red earthenware, slip-coated with impressed and incised decoration under lead glaze. The flower pot is straight-sided with a rounded lipped rim, and the stand is saucer-shaped, with same style rim. The pot is decorated with a bird and sprays of foliage below a row of impressed mulberry ornaments. The outside of the saucer is encircled with a wreath of foliage.


History note: Theodore Charbonnier Collection, Lynton; purchased in 1912 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

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Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Acquisition and important dates

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


19th Century
Circa 1800 CE - 1900 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of slip
Stand Diameter 13.5 cm
Pot Height 11.5 cm

Materials used in production

red Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Earthenware, slip-coated with impressed and incised decoration under lead glaze

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Identification numbers

Accession number: GL.C.67 & A-1928
Primary reference Number: 77096
Old object number: 47
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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