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Tile: C.2156-1928

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Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)


Production: Unknown (Uncertain)




Pale reddish-buff earthenware decorated in arista technique with green, yellow and dark brown lead-glazes against a pale green tin-glazed ground. A hare running to the left, turning its head over its back to look at a bird standing on it.


History note: Buxo Collection, Barcelona. Sold Puttick and Simpson, 30th November, 1923, Lot 104.

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Depth: 2.3 cm
Height: 10.2 cm
Width: 10.2 cm

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Place(s) associated

  • Seville ⪼ Spain
  • Toledo ⪼ Spain

Acquisition and important dates

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


Late 15th century
Circa 1465 CE - 1500 CE


Spain, Seville or Toledo

School or Style


Components of the work

Decoration composed of glaze ( green, yellow and dark brown)

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Stamping (marking) : Earthenware, stamped and decorated with green, yellow and dark brown glazes against a pale green ground

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2156-1928
Primary reference Number: 15885
Old object number: Gl. 4256b
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 15 October 2012 Last processed: Monday 26 September 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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