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Lot and his Daughters: C.3-1982

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Lot and his Daughters


Copeland (Factory)
After Frey, Jacob (Engraver)
After Domenichino (Domenico Zampieri) (Production)


Earthenware dish, painted in blue, green, yellow and brown with Lot and his daughters after an engraving by Jacob Frey after Domenichino.

Dish. White earthenware covered with a clear glaze and painted in blue, green, yellow and light brown enamels. Circular with slightly sloping rim, shallow well and flat central area. Painted over the whole surface with Lot and his daughters; yellow rim.


History note: Purchased from Jess Applin, Antiques, 8 Lensfield Road, Cambridge

Legal notes

Purchased with the Applied Arts Duplicates Fund.

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 33.8 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Stoke-on-Trent ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1982) by Applin, Jess


19th century
Circa 1860 CE - 1870 1870 CE


The design is after an engraving by Jacob Frey after Domenichino, (see Department of Prints, Frey Prints, No. 26). The decoration was almost certainly executed off the works.

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration: composed of enamels ( in blue, green, yellow and light brown enamels)

Materials used in production

presumed lead-glaze Lead-glaze Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Moulding : White earthenware covered with a clear glaze, and painted in blue, green, yellow and light brown enamels

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: 'COPELAND' within a wreath below a crown

  • Text: COPELAND
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Transfer-printed in dark green underglaze
  • Mark
  • Text: 'COPELAND', '3' and 'L'
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.3-1982
Primary reference Number: 74488
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Saturday 22 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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