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The Building of Solomon's Temple: C.2813-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Building of Solomon's Temple

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

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Description

Earthenware, tin-glazed white on the upper surface and painted in blue. Within a circular medallion, framed by two concentric lines, 'The Building of Solomon's Temple', inscribed below, 'Regum:6:v:7:'; carnation corners. There is a hole in the top edge and another in the lower right corner.

Notes

History note: No information

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Depth: 0.7 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

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

Inscription present: 1 Kings, Chapter 6, verse 7

  • Text: Regum:6:v:7:
  • Location: On front of tile
  • Method of creation: Inscribed

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2813-1928
Primary reference Number: 15718
Old object number: Gl. 533
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 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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