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Staffordshire cauliflower sugar bowl

Image attached to C.6 & A-1951

An image of Sugar bowl and cover. Cauliflower sugar basin. Wedgwood, Josiah, attributed but doubtful. Staffordshire Pottery. Of Chinese covered tea bowl form, moulded to resemble a cauliflower, the convex cover (A) with six leaves radiating from the shallow cauliflower knob. Cream earthenware, press-moulded, slip-cast and decorated with green and yellowish cream lead-glazes. The base inside the footring is only partially glazed. Height, whole, 10 cm, diameter, whole, 11.5 cm, circa 1759-1775. Rococo.

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Sugar bowl and cover. Cauliflower sugar basin. Wedgwood, Josiah, attributed but doubtful. Staffordshire Pottery. Of Chinese covered tea bowl form, moulded to resemble a cauliflower, the convex cover (A) with six leaves radiating from the shallow cauliflower knob. Cream earthenware, press-moulded, slip-cast and decorated with green and yellowish cream lead-glazes. The base inside the footring is only partially glazed. Height, whole, 10 cm, diameter, whole, 11.5 cm, circa 1759-1775. Rococo.

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  • Accession Number: C.6-1951
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/39.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Jaymes Sinclair
  • Image height: 916 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.6 (Macintosh)
  • Filesize: 138.92kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 39/1

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18th Century Artist/Maker Artistic Movement Date Georgian Josiah Wedgwood Material Medium Object Type Other Keywords Roccoco Rococo Staffordshire Pottery Wedgwood Factory Workflow _WF_AdOK _WF_KWD _WF_OPACtd _WF_PCtd basin bowl cauliflower earthenware glazed knob lead-glazed leaves lidded moulded pottery press moulded service ware serving piece slip cast slipware sugar bowl tableware vegetables

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