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Tile: C.2833-1928

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

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Description

Earthenware, tin-glazed white on the upper surface and decorated in blue and powdered manganese. Within an octagonal reserve, a house on an island in a lake with three sailing ships and two swans; powdered manganese ground with a reserved carnation in each corner. There is a hole in the top left and lower right corner.

Notes

History note: No information

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Depth: 0.7 cm
Height: 13.1 cm
Width: 13.1 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th Century
Circa 1700 CE - 1800 CE

Components of the work

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

Materials used in production

Earthenware

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2833-1928
Primary reference Number: 15775
Old object number: Gl. 525
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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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