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Maker(s)

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Description

White stoneware, press-moulded, pierced, and salt-glazed

White stoneware, press-moulded with relief decoration, pierced, and salt-glazed. Circular with a wavy edge, sloping sides and curved well. The central medallion is filled by five dot-filled and asterisk-filled squares forming a grid pattern. It is surrounded by eight cartouches of alternately five dot- or asterisk-filled trellis flanked by scrolls, with basket weave or plain areas between them. Round the rim there are alternating areas of basket-weave and herring-bone pattern between four cartouches of five dot- or asterisk-filled trellis flanked by scrolls, and four groups of pierced lozenges.

Notes

History note: Purchased in Cambridge by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 21.5 cm
Height: 2.9 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

Components of the work

Surface: composed of salt-glaze Decoration:

Materials used in production

White stoneware

Techniques used in production

Press-moulding : White stoneware, press-moulded, pierced, and salt-glazed
Salt-glazing

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.554-1928
Primary reference Number: 75510
Old object number: 133
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 28 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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