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Jonah Cast up by the Whale: C.2804.38-1928

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)

Titles

Jonah Cast up by the Whale

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

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Description

Earthenware, tin-glazed white on the upper surface and painted in blue. In a square, framed by a scrolled border, 'Jonah Cast up by the Whale'. Inscribed below, 'Iona 2:10'. There is a hole in the top left and in the lower right corner.

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Depth: 0.8 cm
Height: 12.4 cm
Width: 12.6 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th Century
Circa 1700 CE - 1800 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

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Iona 2:10
  • Location: On front of tile
  • Method of creation: Inscribed

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2804.38-1928
Primary reference Number: 15678
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 9 July 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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