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Figure of a Woman: C.111-1950

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Figure of a Woman

Maker(s)

Potter: uncertain

Entities

Categories

Description

White salt-glazed stoneware figure of a woman. Bell shaped, the decoration in dark brown clay

Legal notes

Given by Mrs W.D. Dickson

Measurements and weight

Height: 15 cm
Width: 9.8 cm

Relative size of this object

9.8 cm15 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1950-09) by Dickson, W. D. (Frances Louisa), Mrs

Dating

Mid 18th Century
George II
Circa 1740 - 1750

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Clay
Salt-glaze
Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Glazing

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.111-1950
Primary reference Number: 166989
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 27 November 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 22 November 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Figure of a Woman" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/166989 Accessed: 2022-11-28 23:08:48

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