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Sugar bowl: C.531-1928

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Maker(s)

Unidentified Staffordshire Pottery (Production)

Description

Drab-coloured salt-glazed stoneware with white slip and applied moulded decoration.

Drab-coloured stoneware, thrown, coated with white pipe clay slip inside, and decorated outside with applied moulded reliefs (or sprigs) before salt-glazing. The bowl stands on a low foot, and has curved sides and a very slightly everted lip with a thin border. On the outside there is a continuous wavy horizontal white vine stem with leaves and grapes in relief.

Notes

History note: Given to Dr Glaisher 1 February 1926 by Mrs W.D. Dickson at Bournemouth, as a Christmas present

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 5.3 cm
Width: 10.3 cm

Relative size of this object

10.3 cm5.3 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Mid 18th Century
George II
Circa 1750 - 1760 1760

School or Style

Rococo

Components of the work

Interior: composed of slip ( white pipe clay) Surface: composed of salt-glaze Foot: Width 5.3 cm
Body: Decoration:

Materials used in production

white Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Salt-glazing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.531-1928
Primary reference Number: 75437
Old object number: 4788
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 19 October 2021 Last processed: Sunday 28 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Sugar bowl" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/75437 Accessed: 2021-12-06 17:53:17

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