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The Sailor's Return: C.1738-1928

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Object information

Titles

The Sailor's Return

Maker(s)

Unidentified Liverpool pottery (Pottery)
Sadler, John (Printer)

Description

Earthenware, tin-glazed white on the upper surface and transfer-printed in black. The Sailor's Return with King of Prussia inn sign; simple scroll border.

Notes

History note: Dr Crim Collection, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.; his widow, Ella G. Crim; sold Baltimore, O.A. Kirkland auctioneer, 22 April 1903 and nine following days, Catalogue of the celebrated Dr William H. Crim Collection of Genuine antiques, To be sold by order of the Orphans Court of Baltimore City, by the undersigned Executors of Ella G. Crim, deceased, widow of the late Dr Crim, Day 1, p. 9, lot 134, Old black and white Dutch tile ; purchased by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Depth: 0.7 cm
Height: 12.7 cm
Width: 12.6 cm

Relative size of this object

12.6 cm12.7 cm7 mm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Liverpool ⪼ Lancashire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Third quarter of 18th century
George II
George III
Circa 1758 CE - 1761 CE

School or Style

Rococo

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colour ( black) Front composed of tin-glaze

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1738-1928
Primary reference Number: 15447
Old object number: R. 1687
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Saturday 15 January 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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