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Coffee cup: C.516-1928

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Unidentified Staffordshire Pottery (Production)


White salt-glazed stoneware with mould applied decoration

White stoneware, thrown, salt glazed. Cylindrical, on foot, with a slightly turned up lip. Scrolled loop handle, with a kick at the bottom. Mould applied decoration of flowers and scroll patterns. Large central rosette, flanked on the left with a small flower and scroll, and just the flower on the right. Above and below this are three scrolls, some upside down.

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 7.4 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Mid 18th Century
George II
Circa 1735 - 1755 1755

School or Style


Components of the work

Surface: composed of salt-glaze Mouth: Width 6.8 cm
Inc. Handle: Width 9.1 cm

Materials used in production

white Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : White stoneware, thrown, decorated with mould-applied reliefs and salt-glazed

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.516-1928
Primary reference Number: 75362
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Saturday 6 November 2021 Last processed: Sunday 28 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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