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Tile: C.2816-1928

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Current Location: In storage

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Production: Unknown

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Description

Earthenware, tin-glazed white on the upper surface and painted in blue. A skating scene. A group of men skating on a frozen canal. In the background, two windmills, a church and houses. There is a hole in the top left and in the lower right corner.

Notes

History note: Mr Whittaker, Cambridge from whom purchased with three unrelated tiles for 7s. 6d. on 17 December, 1909 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

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Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Depth: 0.9 cm
Height: 12.6 cm
Width: 12.6 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928-12-07) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr

Dating

18th Century
Circa 1700 CE - 1800 CE

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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.2816-1928
Primary reference Number: 15724
Old object number: Gl. 3192
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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