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Maker(s)

Unidentified Staffordshire factory (Factory)

Description

Off-white stoneware, press-moulded, and salt-glazed. Circular with a sloping rim with twelve arcs round the edge, a shallow well with curved sides, and slightly recessed base. The well is decorated overall with a delicate spray of leaves and berries on a a veined background, and the rim with six groups of three acanthus leaves projecting inwards with a trellis ground

Notes

History note: Purchased from Mr Dando at Bath opposite the York Hotel, on 9 January 1924 for 12s. 6d. by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 22 cm
Height: 2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Third quarter of 18th century
Circa 1755 CE - 1770 1770 CE

School or Style

Rococo

Components of the work

Surface: composed of salt-glaze

Materials used in production

White stoneware

Techniques used in production

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

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: white paper label, square with cut corners, and a blue line border on five sides

  • Text: No 4242/White salt glaze/plate, with impressed/leaf design covering/the whole of it, and lobed edge/b. at Bournemouth/Jany 1924
  • Location: On the back in centre
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black ink
  • Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.557-1928
Primary reference Number: 75517
Old object number: 4242
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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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