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Plate: C.1458-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Pottery: Lambeth Pottery (Possiby)
Pottery: Vauxhall Pottery (Possibly)

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Description

Buff earthenware tin-glazed and painted in blue, olive-green, yellow, and bluish-black. Circular with a sloping rim, curved sides and flat centre. Decorated in the middle with a rose spray, a thistle stem with two leaves, and a crown flanked by the initials A R, enclosed by two narrow blue concentric circles. On the sides there is a border of blue interlacing lines between narrow blue bands.

Notes

History note: Charles Brown, Oxford Street, nr Tottenham Court Road, from whom purchased for £2.10 or £3 about 1903 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 21.4 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Lambeth ⪼ Surrey ⪼ England
  • Vauxhall ⪼ Middlesex ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Early 18th Century
Production date: circa AD 1707

Note

Made to commemorate the Act of Union of England and Scotland under Queen Anne in 1707

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colour ( blue, olive-green, yellow, and bluish-black)

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware
Tin-glaze

Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing : Tin-glazed, moulded, tin-glazed, and painted n blue, olive-green, yellow, and bluish-black high-temperature (metallic oxide) colours

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: A R
  • Location: On front
  • Method of creation: Painted in blue
  • Type: Initials

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1458-1928
Primary reference Number: 72031
Old object number: 3385
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 22 November 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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