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Vase: C.2463A-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: The Ewer Factory

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Description

Tin-glazed earthenware painted in blue with a scroll-edged panel containing a man and woman in a landscape

Pale buff earthenware, moulded, tin-glazed, and painted in dark blue. The vase is of octagonal pear-shaped form with compressed sides, standing on an octagonal foot which is concave underneath. The front is decorated with a panel edged by relief scrolls, enclosing a landscape with a man standing on the right beside a tree, playing a pipe to a lady who sits on the ground in front of him. On both sides there is an area of scale pattern, rocks and stylized plants, and on the back, an inverted spray of simplified foliage. A border of Greek Key pattern runs round the edge of the base. One of a pair.

Notes

History note: Fresco’s, Gate Street, Holborn, where bought on 10 February 1893, for £1.10.0. by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge.

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 23 cm
Width: 13.7 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Delft ⪼ Holland ⪼ United Provinces of the Netherlands

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th Century, Late
Circa 1765 CE - 1800 CE

Note

The Ewer Factory (De Lampetkan) operated between 1609 and 1811. The initials LPK or LP Kan for Lampetkan were used from c. 1752 until the factory closed in 1811. During this period the factory was directed by the widow of Maarten van der Ceel from 1752-1778 and by Abraham van der Ceel from 1778-1808. This vase and its pair probably made between about 1765-1800.

School or Style

Rococo

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colour ( blue from coblat)
Base Width 10.1 cm

Materials used in production

Tin-glaze
Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Pale buff earthenware, moulded, tin-glazed and painted in dark blue
Tin-glazing

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: LPK
  • Method of creation: Painted in blue
  • Type: Factory mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2463A-1928
Primary reference Number: 73551
Old object number: 227
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 31 October 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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