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Peter and John heal a cripple at the Gate of the Temple: C.2823.32-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Peter and John heal a cripple at the Gate of the Temple

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, 'Peter and John heal a cripple at the Gate of the Temple'; barred ox-head corners. There is a hole in the top left and 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

Depth: 0.8 cm
Height: 12.5 cm
Width: 12.6 cm

Relative size of this object

12.6 cm12.5 cm8 mm 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
Circa 1730 CE - 1760 CE

Note

The action depicted is described in the Bible, New Testament, Acts 3:1-8

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

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

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2823.32-1928
Primary reference Number: 15501
Old object number: Gl. 4479b
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 22 November 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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