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The Fall: C.2822A-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Fall

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown (Probably)

Entities

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Description

Earthenware, tin-glazed white on the upper surface and painted in manganese. Within an octagonal frame, 'The Fall'; with a lion, a peacock, a horse and a cat in the background; in each corner either a columbine flower or two swans facing each other. There is a hole in the top left and in the lower right corner.

Notes

History note: Purchased at The Hague, 1893 (?)

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Depth: 0.7 cm
Height: 13.0 cm
Width: 12.9 cm

Relative size of this object

12.9 cm13 cm7 mm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Rotterdam ⪼ Netherlands

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Mid 18th Century
Circa 1730 CE - 1760 CE

Note

Dutch, probably Rotterdam

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

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

Materials used in production

Earthenware

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2822A-1928
Primary reference Number: 15738
Old object number: Gl. 556
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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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "The Fall" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/15738 Accessed: 2022-11-28 11:36:28

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