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Slop Bowl from a Toy Tea Set: C.1554.3-1928

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Titles

Slop Bowl from a Toy Tea Set

Maker(s)

Unidentified Liverpool pottery (Pottery)
Unidentified Bristol pottery (Production)

Description

Tin-glazed earthenware painted in blue

Buff earthenware, thrown, tin-glazed bluish-white and painted in blue. Circular with deep curved and sloping sides with very slightly everted rim. The exterior is decorated wth a landscape with a house, rocks and trees

Notes

History note: Mr Stewart Acton, 10a East Street, Brighton from whom purchased on 16 November 1923 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Place(s) associated

  • Liverpool ⪼ Lancashire ⪼ England
  • Bristol ⪼ Somerset ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Mid 18th Century
George II
Circa 1750 CE - 1760 1760 CE

Note

This slop bowl forming part of a miniature tea set. The decoration is typical of Liverpool delftware.

School or Style

Oriental

Components of the work

Decoration: composed of high-temperature colour ( blue from cobalt) Rim: Diameter 6.8 cm

Materials used in production

bluish-white Tin-glaze buff Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Buff earthenware, thrown, tin-glazed, and painted in blue high-temperature colour
Tin-glazing

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1554.3-1928
Primary reference Number: 72211
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Saturday 15 January 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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