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Feeding cup: C.1548-1928

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Maker(s)

Unidentified Liverpool pottery (Production)

Description

Tin-glazed earthenware painted in blue with flowers and foliage

Buff earthenware, tin-glazed bluish-white and painted in blue. Cylindrical with slightly sloping sides,and a partly covered top above the long, straight spout, and a loop handle with a upward tilting lower terminal.The sides are each decorated with stylized flowers and foliage.

Notes

History note: W.T. Lawrence Collection; bought by the late Mr Phillips of Hitchin in October 1907; bought from the present Mr Phillips pm 22 February 1913 for 15s.0d. by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge.

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 7.9 cm
Height: 8.3 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Liverpool ⪼ Lancashire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Third quarter of 18th century
George III
Circa 1760 CE - Circa 1775 1775 CE

Note

For use by a child or invalid.

The feeding cup is attributed to Liverpool on the grounds of its floral decoration which resembles that on Liverpool ship bowls and other bowls with dates between 1761 and 1772

Components of the work

Decoration: composed of high-temperature colour ( blue from cobalt) Body:

Materials used in production

bluish-white Tin-glaze buff Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1548-1928
Primary reference Number: 72198
Old object number: 3630
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 16 February 2021 Last processed: Sunday 28 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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