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Christ and the Woman of Canaan: C.2823.26-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Christ and the Woman of Canaan

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, 'Christ Addressing a Kneeling Woman'; two hounds in the background; barred ox-head corners. There is a hole in the top right and in the lower left 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: 12.4 cm
Width: 12.6 cm

Relative size of this object

12.6 cm12.4 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Mid 18th Century
George II
Circa 1730 CE - 1760 CE

Note

The action depicted is described in the Bible, New Testament, Matthew 15: 21-28

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Front composed of tin-glaze ( greyish-white)
Decoration composed of high-temperature colour ( manganese)
Whoel Depth 0.8 cm

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2823.26-1928
Primary reference Number: 15495
Old object number: 4479b
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Monday 26 September 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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