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The Disguised Astrologer: PER.C.8-1922

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Disguised Astrologer

Maker(s)

Unidentified Liverpool pottery (Pottery)
John Sadler and Guy Green (Printers)

Description

Buff earthenware, tin-glazed white on the upper surface and transfer-printed in grey-black. The Disguised Astrologer; '88' border.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Spencer George Perceval

Legal notes

S.G. Perceval Bequest

Measurements and weight

Depth: 0.6 cm
Height: 12.4 cm
Width: 12.4 cm

Relative size of this object

12.4 cm12.4 cm6 mm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Liverpool ⪼ Lancashire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1922) by Perceval, Spencer George

Dating

Third quarter of 18th century
George III
Circa 1765 CE - 1775 CE

Note

Made in Liverpool and printed by J.Sadler and G. Green

School or Style

Rococo

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of ceramic printing colour ( grey-black) Front composed of tin-glaze

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: PER.C.8-1922
Primary reference Number: 15437
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 19 July 2018 Last processed: Saturday 15 January 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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