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Swiss Peasant Boy: C.3160A-1928

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Swiss Peasant Boy


Factory: Rockingham China Works




Biscuit porcelain, moulded, and gilded; one of a pair with a Swiss girl C.3160B-1928


History note: Mr Stanley Woolston, Cambridge, by whom given in 1927 to Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 20.9 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Swinton ⪼ Yorkshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


Circa 1826 CE - 1830 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of gold

Materials used in production

biscuit Porcelain

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: o is raised

  • Text: No 23
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Incised
  • Type: Model number

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.3160A-1928
Primary reference Number: 140227
Old object number: 4969A
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 22 October 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 17 October 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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