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Wall pocket: C.2412B-1928

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Maker(s)

Probably Unidentified Liverpool pottery (Pottery)

Description

Buff earthenware, press-moulded, and tin-glazed. The wall pocket is in the shape of a corncupia which curves to the right. The lower part of the front is moulded with twisting fluting and the upper part has three quatrefoils below the wavy rim. The flat back is pierced by two suspension holes. A pair with C.2412A-1928

Notes

History note: Bought in London about 1895 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher FRS. Trinity College, Cambridge.

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 19.7 cm
Width: 14.4 cm

Relative size of this object

14.4 cm19.7 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Liverpool ⪼ Lancashire ⪼ 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 1745 CE - Circa 1750 1750 CE

School or Style

Rococo

Components of the work

Front:

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware Tin-glaze

Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2412B-1928
Primary reference Number: 73468
Old object number: 313
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 9 June 2017 Last processed: Sunday 28 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Wall pocket" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/73468 Accessed: 2021-11-30 15:29:09

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