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Candlestick: EC.15B-1945

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)

Maker(s)

Meissen Porcelain Factory (Factory)
Geithner, Peter (Thrower)

Description

Red stoneware, cut and polished.

Notes

History note: Alfred Spero, London, from whom purchased for £45.0.0. See invoice dated June 20th 1946 addressed to the Director, Lous C.G. Clarke in the Friends’ records housed with the Museum’s archives.

Legal notes

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Height: 19 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Meissen ⪼ Saxony ⪼ Germany

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1945-07) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Dating

Early 18th Century
Frederick Augustus I
Augustus II
Circa 1711 CE - 1715 CE

School or Style

Baroque

Components of the work

Foot Width 10.8 cm

Materials used in production

red-brown Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Cutting Moulding Polishing

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: EC.15B-1945
Primary reference Number: 140396
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 12 October 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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