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Dish: C.1699-1928

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Probably Lambeth High Street Pottery (Pottery)


Tin-glazed earthenware painted in blue, yellow, and manganese-purple with a Chinese marine landscape

Buff earthenware, tin-glazed bluish-white, rather thinly in places and with one area of body exposed on the back. Painted in blue, green, yellow, and manganese-purple. Circular with a wide rim, shallow sloping sides, and flat centre with recessed base. Painted overall with a Chinese marine landscape with a pagoda on an island at top left, an island with two houses, rocks and a tree at middle right, and another island or the shore with trees and bushes in the foreground at the bottom of the scene.


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

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 34.6 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Lambeth ⪼ Surrey ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th century
Circa 1770 CE - Circa 1780 1780 CE

School or Style


Components of the work

Decoration: composed of high-temperature colour ( blue, yellow and manganese-purple)

Materials used in production

bluish-white Tin-glaze buff Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Buff earthenware, tin-glazed bluish-white, and painted in blue, yellow and manganese-purple

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1699-1928
Primary reference Number: 72470
Old object number: R.1577
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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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