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Bowl: C.485-1928

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Maker(s)

Unidentified Staffordshire factory (Factory)

Description

White stoneware, thrown, and salt-glazed. Circular with deep sides and turned out rim, standing on a footring

Notes

History note: An unidentified clergyman living in London; inherited by his daughter, living in Essex; Collins & Clarke, Cambridge, from whom purchased with seven other items for £20 on 6 September 1922 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 4.8 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Mid 18th Century
George II
Circa 1730 CE - 1760 1760 CE

Note

Small bowls lwere made by many north Staffordshire salt-glaze potters in the second and third decades of the 18th century, and without a find site or documentary evidence, such as an invoice, it is not possible to say where this one was made.

Components of the work

Surface: composed of salt-glaze Rim: Diameter 6.6 cm

Materials used in production

white Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Salt-glazing Throwing

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular white paper label with black line round three edges, stuck on

  • Text: No 3928/Small white salt-/glazed cup. b. in/Cambridge Sept 6/1922.'
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black ink
  • Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.485-1928
Primary reference Number: 75260
Old object number: 3928
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Sunday 24 October 2021 Last processed: Saturday 20 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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