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Wedgwood Queen's ware plate with Corinthian ruins

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An image of Plate. Corinthian Ruins. Wedgwood, Josiah (English potter, 1730-1795). Green, Guy, printer (British ceramist, act.1756-1799). This design was known as Corinthian Ruins, but was derived from plate 1 in Robert Sayer's, The Ruins of Athens. Circular with featheredge, sloping rim, shallow curved sides, and flat centre. Decorated in the middle with Bridge over the River Ilissus and the Temple of Pola in Istria, and on the rim, with six floral sprays. Cream-coloured earthenware (Queen's ware), moulded, lead-glazed, and printed onglaze in black, height, whole, 2.3 cm, width, whole, 24.3 cm, circa 1770-1775. Rococo.

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Plate. Corinthian Ruins. Wedgwood, Josiah (English potter, 1730-1795). Green, Guy, printer (British ceramist, act.1756-1799). This design was known as Corinthian Ruins, but was derived from plate 1 in Robert Sayer's, The Ruins of Athens. Circular with featheredge, sloping rim, shallow curved sides, and flat centre. Decorated in the middle with Bridge over the River Ilissus and the Temple of Pola in Istria, and on the rim, with six floral sprays. Cream-coloured earthenware (Queen's ware), moulded, lead-glazed, and printed onglaze in black, height, whole, 2.3 cm, width, whole, 24.3 cm, circa 1770-1775. Rococo.

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  • Accession Number: C.49-1997
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/39.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Jaymes Sinclair
  • Image height: 923 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 137.02kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 39/1

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18th Century architectural architecture classic orders Corinthian order cream creamware earthenware English Fitz_AA floral Georgian glazed Guy Green Josiah Wedgwood lead-glazed moulded on-glazed onglaze overglaze plate pottery Queen's ware Rococo ruins spray Staffordshire Pottery vignette Wedgwood Factory

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