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A Landscape with a Castle, on the Tower of which a Flag is Flying: C.2823.20-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

A Landscape with a Castle, on the Tower of which a Flag is Flying

Maker(s)

Pottery: unidentified London pottery

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Description

Buff earthenware, tin-glazed greyish-white on the upper surface and painted in manganese. Within a circular medallion, framed by two concentric lines, 'A Landscape with a Castle, on the Tower of which a Flag is Flying'; barred ox-head corners. There is a hole in the top left and in the lower right corner.

Notes

History note: From a fireplace surround in the upper room at Sennitts’, the Butcher’s, 17 Peas Hill, Cambridge bought by Stanley Woolston, Cambridge and sold on 26 August 1924 to Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 12.3 cm
Width: 12.4 cm

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th Century, Mid
Circa 1730 CE - 1760 CE

Components of the work

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

Materials used in production

Earthenware

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2823.20-1928
Primary reference Number: 15488
Old object number: 4479a
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Friday 16 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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