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Dinner service: C.80.1-35-1997

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown (Uncertain)

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Description

Part of a toy dinner service, of white earthenware with blue tinted glaze, bat-printed in puce with five different vignettes of a mother and child, and one of a couple with a child

Part of a toy dinner service. White earthenware with pale-blue tinted glaze, bat-printed in puce and banded in blue enamel. The service is decorated with six vignettes: (1) A mother seated on a square box with a nude child kneeling on her knee, a vase to the left, and a large bowl to the right. (2) A mother seated on a long stoll with a little boy kneeling on a box in front of her. (3) A mother seated on a sabre-legged chair with a child standing in front of her on a very low stool. (4) A mother seated on a stool (one leg only visible), with a child standing in front of her. (5) A mother kneeling beside a chaise longue playing with a standing child. (6) 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.

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

School or Style

Neoclassical

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel ( in blue)

Materials used in production

blue-tinted 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.80.1-35-1997
Primary reference Number: 82113
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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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