Skip to main content

Seated Woman playing the Lute (missing): C.3183-1928

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)


Seated Woman playing the Lute (missing)


Factory: Ludwigsburg Porcelain Factory




Hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt


History note: London, 1917

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Place(s) associated

  • Ludwigsburg ⪼ Germany

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th Century, third quarter
Circa 1765 CE - 1770 CE

Materials used in production

Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: crown over interlaced Cs
  • Method of creation: Painted underglaze in blue
  • Type: Factory mark
  • Text: S3’ and ‘P.ZO’
  • Method of creation: Incised
  • Type: Mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.3183-1928
Primary reference Number: 140242
Old object number: 5012
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 30 June 2016 Last processed: Tuesday 22 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "Seated Woman playing the Lute (missing)" Web page available at: Accessed: 2023-09-26 04:51:17

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url= |title=Seated Woman playing the Lute (missing) |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2023-09-26 04:51:17|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

More objects and works of art you might like

Seated Woman Playing a Pipa

Accession Number: C.20-1993

Lady playing a Lute

Accession Number: C.923-1928


Accession Number: C.202-1991

Valentine card

Accession Number: P.14343-R-47

Suggested products from Curating Cambridge

You might be interested in this...

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...