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Jonah Cast Up by the Whale: C.2808-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

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Jonah Cast Up by the Whale

Maker(s)

Unknown (Production)

Description

Earthenware, tin-glazed white on the upper surface and painted in blue; edges steeply undercut. Within a circular medallion, framed by two concentric lines, 'Jonah Cast Up by the Whale'; ox-head corners. There is a hole in the top right and in the lower left corner.

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Depth: 0.8 cm
Height: 12.8 cm
Width: 12.7 cm

Relative size of this object

12.7 cm12.8 cm8 mm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

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.2808-1928
Primary reference Number: 15702
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Audit data

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

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Jonah Cast Up by the Whale" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/15702 Accessed: 2022-08-15 17:08:27

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