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Stove tile: C.2964-1928

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)


Production: Unknown




Stove tile. Light buff earthenware, tin-glazed white on the upper surface and painted in blue, green, yellow, brown and manganese. Rectangular with an oval depression in the middle of the back. Within a frame composed of a narrow and a wide blue line, a buch of fruit suspended from a drapery; a fly is perched on the central fruit.


History note: Bought from B. Peters', Lucerne, September, 1901

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Depth: 2.8 cm
Height: 15.6 cm
Length: 24.1 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Winterthur ⪼ Switzerland

Acquisition and important dates

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


17th Century#
Circa 1600 CE - 1650 CE

Components of the work

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

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Moulding : Earthenware, tin-glazed white on the upper surface and painted in blue, green, yellow, brown and manganese

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2964-1928
Primary reference Number: 15907
Old object number: Gl. 1814
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 16 August 2017 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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