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A General on Horseback: C.955-1928

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

A General on Horseback

Maker(s)

uncertain (Factory)

Description

Lead-glazed earthenware painted in enamels

Notes

History note: Purchased at a sale at the Argyll Street (Regent Street) auction rooms on 6 March 1911, lot 86, by Fenton for £4.10 (hammer price) on behalf of Dr Glaisher

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 26 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Circa 1815 - Circa 1825

Note

When purchased by Dr Glaisher in 1911, the figure was described as 'Wood & Caldwell figure of General Wolfe'. This identification is unlikely.

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel

Materials used in production

Lead-glaze Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Moulding Lead-glazing

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.955-1928
Primary reference Number: 107890
Old object number: 3360
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 20 September 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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