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Tile: C.1705D-1928

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Object information

Maker(s)

Probably Unidentified Bristol pottery (Pottery)

Description

Buff earthenware, tin-glazed white on the upper surface and painted in blue, green and red. Square. A Chinese woman and a boy beside a tall flower-vase, within a medallion with a scalloped edge; in each corner, a winged cherub's head.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher

Measurements and weight

Depth: 0.8 cm
Height: 12.9 cm
Width: 12.8 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Bristol ⪼ Somerset ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Second quarter of 18th century
George II
Circa 1725 CE - 1750 CE

Note

The brightly coloured Oriental figure scenes were influenced by Chinese porcelain of the reign of Kangxi (1662-1722).

School or Style

Chinoiserie

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration: composed of high-temperature colours ( blue, green and red) Front: composed of tin-glaze

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1705D-1928
Primary reference Number: 15403
Old object number: R. 1679
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 16 February 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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