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Set of Five Vases: C.1266.1-5-1928

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)

Titles

Set of Five Vases

Maker(s)

Woolley, Richard

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Description

Fine white stoneware with applied white reliefs, and blue ground, the covers of the two pairs of vases pierced

Notes

History note: Frank Stoner, London, from whom purchased by Dr Glaisher on 19 Novembe, 1917 for £50

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Place(s) associated

  • Longton ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Early 19th Century
George III
Circa 1809-11 CE - 1811-03 CE

Note

From c.1794 to 1807 Woolley was in partnership with James Chetham at Commerce Street, Longton, and on Chetham's death he continued in partnership with his widow, Ann, until November 1809. He set up his own business in Market Street, but by March 18ll was declared bankrupt. These vases, and one other are the only marked pieces known from Woolley's factory.

School or Style

Neoclassical

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1266.1-5-1928
Primary reference Number: 131030
Old object number: 4237
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 11 August 2016 Last processed: Tuesday 22 November 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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