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Stove tile: C.2963-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




Stove tile. Buff earthenware, moulded in relief and decorated with white, blue, green and dark yellow. Part of the cresting of a stove. Rectangular with a flat base and shaped top; on the back, two sloping struts rise from the base. Two putti holding up the ends of a cloth, below which is a grotesque mask mid-way between them.


History note: Purchased from Boisard, Lucerne, September, 1903.

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Depth: 4.7 cm
Height: 14.7 cm
Length: 19.7 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Winterthur ⪼ Switzerland

Acquisition and important dates

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


16th Century
17th Century#
Circa 1500 CE - 1700 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of glaze ( white, blue, green and dark yellow)

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Moulding in relief : Earthenware, moulded in relief and decorated with white, blue, green and dark yellow glazes

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2963-1928
Primary reference Number: 15905
Old object number: Gl. 1849
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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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