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Sugar bowl: C.647 & A-1928

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Unidentified Staffordshire Pottery (Production)


Lead-glazed agateware. The cylindrical bowl stands on a circular foot, and has a domed cover with a button knob. The veinings, in dark brown, light brown and white, form a pattern on the sides of vertical bands resembling the marking of a horse's teeth or vertical stems with pairs of leaves.


History note: William Turner Esq. of Purley Chase, Atherstone, Warwickshire.; sold his collection to Mr Stoner, of Stoner & Evans, London; from whom this item was purchased on for £12 on March 14, 1911 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

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Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 10.2 cm
Height: 12 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Mid 18th Century
George II
Circa 1745 CE - 1755 1755 CE

Materials used in production

Lead-glaze Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Throwing Lead-glazing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.647 & A-1928
Primary reference Number: 75738
Old object number: 3376
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 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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