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Dish: C.2535-1928

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Object information

Maker(s)

Temple Back Pottery (Pottery)
Cantle, Thomas (Proprietor of pottery)

Description

Buff earthenware, covered with very shiny tin-glaze, and painted in blue. Circular with a sloping slightly upturned rim, curved sides and flat centre, standing on a footring. The front is decorated wth buildings in a landscape with a fence in the foreground and three birds flying overhead. The largest building has a cupola and is apparently demolished below it. The back is painted with repeating ‘11’ and ‘4’ motifs

Notes

History note: Boguht in London, 1893

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 36.1 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Bristol ⪼ Somerset ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Third quarter of 18th century
George II
Circa 1750 CE - Circa 1755 CE

Note

A similar dish is in Bristol Museum.

Components of the work

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

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware Tin-glaze

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Buff earthenware, moulded, tin-glazed, possibly with an application of kwaart as very shiny, and painted in blue
Tin-glazing

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2535-1928
Primary reference Number: 73677
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 16 February 2021 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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