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Tile: C.2785-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

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Description

Earthenware, tin-glazed white on the upper surface and painted in blue. In the middle, within a circular frame, a stork facing to the left; Chinese Wan-Li meander ornament in each corner. Small hole in each corner.

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Depth: 1.2 cm
Height: 12.9 cm
Width: 12.9 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

17th Century, Mid#
Circa 1630 CE - 1660 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( blue)
Front composed of tin-glaze

Materials used in production

Earthenware

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2785-1928
Primary reference Number: 15572
Old object number: Gl. 559
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 1 November 2017 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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