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Part of Agricultural Devices Dinner Service: C.15 & A & B-1915

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

Part of Agricultural Devices Dinner Service

Maker(s)

Wedgwood (Factory)

Description

Cream-coloured earthenware (Queen's ware), transfer-printed and painted in brown and grey enamels. Hemispherical bowl with D-shaped cut out for the spoon, and two upward curving open handles, standing on a circular foot with a slight step near the edge. Circular, slightly convex cover with a raised centre and a convex button knob. Circular stand (B), with shallow curved sides and raised circular rib in the centre, standing on a footring. On the cover (A), 'Agricultural Devices' design no. 53: a roller and whip; no. 50: a spade rake, and pick axe; and no. 49: containers, a bowl, and a tool. On the bowl, design no. 47: a well, bucket, dovecote and jug, and design no. 44: wood, a hammer, and axe.

Notes

History note: Collection of Swann Hurrell, 30 Thompson’s Lane, Cambridge and from 1891, St Leonard’s (d. 1897); his niece, Miss Emily Beales, ‘Hurrell’, St Leonard’s on Sea

Legal notes

Given by Miss Emily Beales

Place(s) associated

  • Etruria ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1915-06-26) by Beales, Emily, Miss

Dating

Early 19th Century
George III
Circa 1810 CE - 1815 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( brown and grey) Stand (B) Diameter 19.7 cm Height 2.5 cm
Bowl Height 11.5 cm Width 20.6 cm
Motifs

Materials used in production

Lead-glaze Cream-coloured earthenware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Cream-coloured earthenware (Queen's ware), transfer-printed and painted in brown and grey enamels
Moulding Lead-glazing

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: WEDGWOOD
  • Location: On base of bowl and stand
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Factory mark

Inscription present: sideways

  • Text: V
  • Location: On base of on bowl and stand
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Mark
  • Text: 4
  • Location: On base of bowl
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.15 & A & B-1915
Primary reference Number: 11680
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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