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Tile: EC.9-1937

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

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Description

Red earthenware, stamped, inlaid with white clay and covered with a lead-glaze appearing olive-brown. On the diagonal, a grotesque human/leonine mask within an arc. Above, a wider arc and a leaf.

Measurements and weight

Depth: 2.7 cm
Height: 12.0 cm
Width: 12.0 cm

Relative size of this object

12 cm12 cm2.7 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1937-10-01) by Hope, Lady

Note

English; Yorkshire (?)

Components of the work

Decoration
Upper Surface

Materials used in production

red Earthenware

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: EC.9-1937
Primary reference Number: 15268
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 6 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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