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Mounted Dragoon: C.826-1928

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)


Mounted Dragoon


Production: Unidentified Staffordshire factory




Cream earthenware decorated with metallic oxides under lead glaze

Cream earthenware, press-moulded in parts with hand-modelled details, assembled, and decorated with oxide colours before lead-glazing.


History note: R.V. Asser collection; sold 7-8 May 1909, The Tower, Belvedere Park, Kent. By order of the executors of the late R.V. Asser Esq., one of four equestrian figures in the same lot; bought by an unidentified dealer who sold two to Sergeant & Fisher, London, from whom bought for £60 on 24 May 1909 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge.

Legal notes

J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 26.6 cm
Length: 15.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th Century, second half#
George III
Circa 1760 - 1780

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of metallic oxides

Materials used in production

cream Earthenware

Techniques used in production


References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.826-1928
Primary reference Number: 138506
Old object number: 3052
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 15 June 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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