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Flask: C.1251-1928

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)


Maker: Unidentified Crich pottery




Brown salt-glazed stoneware with silver mount and cover; inscribed on body Benjamin/Limeburner/1727


History note: Mr F. C. Furphey of Sale, from whom purchased for £3.10s.0d. on 21 October 1910 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambrridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Place(s) associated

  • Crich ⪼ Derbyshire ⪼ England
  • Birmingham ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th Century, second quarter#
George II
Production date: dated AD 1727


Possibly made at Crich or Nottingham

Components of the work

Surface composed of salt-glaze

Materials used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Benjamin Limeburner 1727
  • Method of creation: Incised
  • Type: Inscription
  • Location: On mount
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hallmark

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1251-1928
Primary reference Number: 138430
Old object number: 3304
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 10 December 2019 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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