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Goblet: C.514-1928

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Unidentified Staffordshire factory (Production)


White salt-glazed stoneware with applied reliefs of squirrels and plant motifs

White stoneware, thrown, with applied handles and moulded reliefs, and salt-glaze. The bell-shaped goblet stands on a high spreading foot, and has two handles, each formed by an applied strip with a projecting volute at the top and bottom. On each side there are asymmetrically placed reliefs of squirrels, fleurs-de-lys, bunches of grapes, acorns and sprays of flowers, partly connected by coiled threads of clay corrugated by transverse impressions.


History note: Puttick & Simpson, 25 June 1915, lot 151; one of two bought for £9 by Mr S. Fenton on behalf of Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge; the other goblet was given by Dr Glaisher to Mrs W.D. Dickson of Bourneouth

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Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 15.6 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Mid 18th Century
George II
Circa 1740 - 1750 1750

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Components of the work

Body And Foot: Handles: Reliefs: Surface:

Materials used in production

white Stoneware

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.514-1928
Primary reference Number: 75358
Old object number: 3739
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Saturday 6 November 2021 Last processed: Saturday 15 January 2022

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

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