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Tile: C.2789-1928

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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. A soldier, standing playing the flute; in each corner, a fleur-de-lis. There is a hole in the top right and in the lower left corner.

Notes

History note: No information

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Depth: 1.0 cm
Height: 12.9 cm
Width: 12.8 cm

Relative size of this object

12.8 cm12.9 cm1 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

17th Century
Circa 1625 CE - 1650 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

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

Materials used in production

Earthenware

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2789-1928
Primary reference Number: 15579
Old object number: Gl. 579
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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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