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Maker(s)

Unidentified Staffordshire factory (Factory)

Description

White salt-glazed stoneware, press-moulded in relief with a border of melons and leaves on scrolling stems

Off-white stoneware, press-moulded with decoration in relief, and salt-glazed. Circular with a wavy edge, sloping rim, and deep well; on the reverse, faint circles, and several regularly-spaced areas of flawing in the glaze on the back of the rim. The front of the rim is decorated in relief with six multi-lobed melons flanked by leaves on scrolling stems

Notes

History note: Given by Sir Arthur H. Church (1834-1915) about 1905 to Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 24 cm
Height: 2.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Third quarter of 18th century
George II
George III
Circa 1755 CE - 1765 1765 CE

School or Style

Rococo

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Surface: composed of salt-glaze

Materials used in production

White stoneware

Techniques used in production

Press-moulding : Off-white stoneware, press-moulded with decoration in relief, and salt-glazed
Salt-glazing

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Rectangular white paper label with cut corners and a blue line round the outer edge

  • Text: 1606/White salt-glaze/plate with a raised/border of melons and/leaves/I think it was given/to me by Sir A.H./Church about/1905
  • Location: Stuck onto the base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in faded black ink
  • Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.524-1928
Primary reference Number: 75417
Old object number: 1606
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 10 November 2021 Last processed: Sunday 16 January 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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