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Stove tile: C.2965-1928

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Maker(s)

Unknown (Production)

Description

Stove tile. Buff earthenware, moulded in relief and pierced, tin-glazed on the upper surface and painted in blue, pale green, yellow and manganese. In the middle, Judith holding a sword and the head of Holofernes in an openwork background, within an oval frame, decorated with scrolls, drapery and fruit. At the top, a shell flanked by scrolls; at the bottom, a projecting ledge.

Notes

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

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Depth: 3.8 cm
Height: 20.6 cm
Length: 21.1 cm

Relative size of this object

21.1 cm20.6 cm3.8 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Winterthur ⪼ Switzerland

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

17th Century
Circa 1600 CE - 1700 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

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

Materials used in production

Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Earthenware, moulded in relief and pierced, tin-glazed on the upper surface and painted in blue, pale green, yellow and manganese
Piercing

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2965-1928
Primary reference Number: 15910
Old object number: Gl. 1818
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 28 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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