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Harvest jug: C.82-1928

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Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)

Maker(s)

Fishley, Robert (Potter)

Description

Red earthenware, thrown, coated in white slip with incised and cut away decoration under yellow lead-glaze. The bulbous jug has a short neck, with a pinched lip, and a loop handle with a coil at the bottom. On the front is a representation of a glass and a jug, below which is the inscription 'Richd & Mary Dinnis Monkleigh May 12 1836. The tulip and the butter Fly Appears in gayer tints Than I let me be drest Fine as Flise worms and Flours exceed me still'.
To the left is a tulip growing in a pot, a butterfly, and the words 'Robt Fishley Maker Fremington'. To the right is a bird on a spray. In a heart shaped panel below the handle are the words 'This small jug In friendship Take and keep it For the givers Sake Fanny Fishley'

Notes

History note: Theodore Charbonnier, Lynton, Devon from whom bought in 1912 by Dr J. W. L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 27.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Fremington ⪼ Devonshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Second quarter of 19th century
William IV
Production date: dated AD 1836

Components of the work

Surface composed of slip Body Decoration

Materials used in production

red Earthenware yellowish Lead-glaze

Techniques used in production

Lead-glazing

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.82-1928
Primary reference Number: 76180
Old object number: 5
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 23 August 2017 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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