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A Peasant Couple walking in a Landscape: C.2836-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

A Peasant Couple walking in a Landscape

Maker(s)

Pottery: Unidentified Bristol pottery (Perhaps)
Pottery: unidentified London pottery (Probably)

Entities

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Description

Buff earthenware, tin-glazed white on the upper surface and decorated with powdered manganese, and painting in blue. Square. Painted in blue within a square reserve with cut corners is a peasant couple walking in a landscape; powdered manganese ground with a quarter rosette in each corner. There is a small hole in the top left and in the lower right corner.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Depth: 0.8 cm
Height: 12.6 cm
Width: 12.7 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Bristol ⪼ Somerset ⪼ England
  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th Century, second quarter#
George II
Circa 1730 CE - 1750 CE

Note

Identified as Dutch on accession, but probably made in London or possibly Bristol

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( blue and powdered manganese)
Front composed of tin-glaze

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2836-1928
Primary reference Number: 15409
Old object number: 513
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 23 October 2020 Last processed: Friday 16 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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