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A Bull after the Antique: C.68-1982

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Titles

A Bull after the Antique

Maker(s)

Wedgwood (Factory)

Description

Black basalt. Oval with narrow raised edge. A bull in profile to right head lowered, pawing the ground with its left front hoof.

Notes

History note: Formerly Wellcome Institute no. A. 162073. Purchased 'Glen: 34/16 & 17/x/33. (Mr. Webb)'.

Legal notes

Given by the Wellcome Trustees in accordance with the order of Mr Justice Foster, 21st March 1977

Measurements and weight

Height: 5.7 cm
Length: 7.5 cm

Relative size of this object

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Place(s) associated

  • Etruria ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1982-07-19) by Wellcome Trustees

Dating

Late 18th to 19th century
George III
Circa 1790 - 1820

Note

Wedgwood I or II

School or Style

Neoclassical

Components of the work

Relief

Materials used in production

Black basalt

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.68-1982
Primary reference Number: 11279
Old object number: A. 162073
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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