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The Sailor's Return: C.1738-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Sailor's Return

Maker(s)

Pottery: Unidentified Liverpool pottery
Printer: Sadler, John

Entities

Categories

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

Place(s) associated

  • Liverpool ⪼ Lancashire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th Century, third quarter#
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: Friday 16 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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