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Goblet: C.60-1997

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Maker(s)

Probably Unknown (Production)

Description

Earthenware goblet (rummer), with a copper lustre ground, and a wreath of flowers in relief painted in enamels on a pale blue enamel ground.

Goblet (rummer). Earthenware decorated with applied moulded reliefs, copper lustre, and pale blue, green, yellow, orange, pink, and dark red enamel-colours. Deep globular bowl with reeding round the rim, rudimentary stem with a central annulet, and circular foot, rising very slightly the stem. Decorated overall with copper lustre, except for a broad reserved band on the outside of the bowl. This is decorated with a wreath of mixed flowers, including roses, tulips, sunflowers and foliage, in relief, and painted in enamels, reserved in a pale blue ground.

Legal notes

Given by G.H.W. Rylands in memory of his mother, Betha Wolferstan Rylands.

Measurements and weight

Height: 9.7 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1997) by Rylands, G.H.W.

Dating

19th century
Circa 1800 CE - 1900 1900 CE

Note

Probably made in Staffordshire

Components of the work

Decoration: composed of lustre ( copper) enamels ( pale blue, green, yellow, orange, pink, and dark red) Foot: Diameter 7.0 cm
Bowl: Diameter 9.3 cm

Materials used in production

Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Earthenware decorated with applied moulded reliefs, copper lustre, and pale blue, green, yellow, orange, pink, and dark red enamel-colours.

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: a square label with cut corners

  • Text: Very fine/ /Genuine old/Lustre./21/
  • Location: On the underside of the foot
  • Method of creation: Inscribed in faded black ink
  • Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.60-1997
Primary reference Number: 75623
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 5 November 2012 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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