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Tile: C.2842A-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

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Description

Earthenware, tin-glazed white on the upper surface and painted in manganese, blue, green and yellow. Within a circular medallion, framed by two concentric lines, a shepherd, bowing hat in hand to a shepherdess, standing among their sheep in a landscape; debased ox-head corners. There are holes in the two top corners.

Notes

History note: Purchased from the Antiquarian Guild Limited, Carlton Street, London, S.W.1 on 2nd July, 1924 (Capt. A.L. Asheton).

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Depth: 0.8 cm
Height: 13.3 cm
Width: 13.3 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th Century, Late
Circa 1760 CE - 1800 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( manganese, blue, green and yellow)
Front composed of tin-glaze

Materials used in production

Earthenware

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2842A-1928
Primary reference Number: 15822
Old object number: Gl. 4383A
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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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